Sugar and No Spice

There have been a few recent studies involving using sugar on open wounds in order to aid the healing process, and the research seems to prove it to be rather effective.

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Sugar For Healing

– It seems that the practice originated in Africa, and was brought to the UK by immigrants.
– One study is run by Moses Murandu, a senior lecturer in adult nursing at Wolverhampton University. He grew up in Zimbabwe. He watched his father used sugar to heal wounds and reduce pain when he was a child.
– It apparently helps wounds heal by pulling moisture out of the wound. This helps keep bacteria and infections from growing.
– A study found that when poured directly into bed sores, leg ulcers and even amputations promotes healing when antibiotics and other treatments have failed.

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