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Medihoney is a branded form of Leptospermum honey and gelling agents manufactured in Toronto, Canada, by Derma Sciences, Inc. intended to be used as a wound gel for its antibacterial and debriding properties. Medihoney contains a very high percentage [1] of Leptospermum honey, Medihoney dressings are able to work in the presence of wound fluid, blood, and tissue, thus promoting an optimal healing environment.[2]

Honey and sugar have a long history in pre-modern and pre-industrial wound care and Medihoney has become an option in the modern & industrialized world.[1]


  1. ^ a b Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Vol. 4(1), pp. 6-11, January 2012: A convenient new analysis of dihydroxyacetone and methylglyoxal applied to Australian Leptospermum honeys
  2. ^ "About MEDIHONEY « Derma Sciences". Retrieved 2011-11-24. 

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