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? The media regularly reminds us of the dangers and difficulties in treating infections caused by microorganisms that are resistant to antibiotics.
Historically, a poultice was a soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other adhesive substance. It was usually heated, with the active ingredient spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body. The poultice has been used to reduce fever, treat rattlesnake bites, and any condition of the skin that requires direct application of medicine.
Now, the poultice is being used with honey, Medihoney to be precise, in the treatment of wounds.