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NZ Manuka Honey Wound Dressing Wins Approval From US Authority

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Posted 13 August 2007 - 03:45 PM

NZ manuka honey wound dressing wins approval from US authority. Bee products company Comvita says its patented "advanced wound care dressing" has become the first using manuka honey for wounds and burns to receive marketing clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration. Wound-care products using the honey have become increasingly valuable, as they have also been effective against some antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria. The New Zealand Herald. 07/25/07. (Also see: Digital Ulcers: Treatments)