A rule, honey improves wound healing by abating the edema, inflammation, and exudation, that commonly occur in all types of wounds. It stimulates the growth of epithelial cells and fibroblasts.
There have been studies on full-thickness burn wounds, that were treated with tualang honey and conventional medicine (hydrofibre silver and aquacel plain dressings). The wounds treated with honey showed a reduction in wound size of 32.26% and an increase of healing efficacy.
The most effective seem to be the tualang honey – hydrogel dressings, because the treatment is soothing, they experience minimal pain and the dressings have a pleasant smell.
In treatment of diabetic foot, tualang honey have good effect.