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Study shows honey can help heal

October 7, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
There are lots of home remedies people to turn to treat burns. While some - like butter - are a bad idea, a new study shows another home remedy, Honey, may actually help the healing process. A new study shows that putting honey on a mild burn may reduce the time the wound takes to heal - by as much as four days.

Experts say it might be because honey has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that speed along healing.


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