Medihoney is a brand of Derma Sciences that brings a leading line of medical grade honey products which help in managing wounds and burns. Medihoney dressings are derived from the Leptospermum species or Manuka plant found in New Zealand. They contain properties which are beneficial in all phases of wound healing. The wide range of dressing solutions provided by Medihoney give versatility for different wounds and wound management needs. We offer a variety of Medihoney dressings including Derma Medihoney Non-Adhesive Honeycolloid Dressing, Derma Medihoney Wound Filler Paste, etc.

About Active Leptospermum Honey (ALH)

  • Medical grade honey that helps in managing burns and wounds
  • Extracted from nectar and pollen of specific Leptospermum species of tea tree
  • Unique healing properties promote faster healing compared to conventional dressings
  • Maintains the ability to assist in autolytic debridement even in the presence of wound fluid

How does Medihoney Dressing work?

  • Offers a moisture-balanced environment useful for optimal wound healing in multiple etiologies
  • Multiple Mechanisms of Action helps in managing and gaining control over wound environment
  • Medihoney helps in promoting wound fluid increment and helps in liquefying necrotic tissue
  • Lowers pH levels in the wounds
  • Medihoney use is non-toxic, natural, and it also has a long history of safe use in the care of burns and wounds
  • Simple to use, with the potential for broadened application wear times

Key Mechanism of Medihoney Dressing:

  • Due to Medihoney high osmotic potential extraction of additional of fluid is easy from deeper tissue to wound surface, helping the body's natural processes to clean necrotic tissue and debris from the wound.
  • Medihoney wound dressing lower pH within wound environment.

What is Medihoney Wound Dressing used for?

Medihoney dressings with ALH offers a moist environment that is helpful for wound healing and is indicated for lightly to moderately exuding wounds such as:

  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers/sores (partial and full thickness)
  • Donor sites, and traumatic and surgical wounds
  • First and second-degree partial thickness burns
  • Leg ulcers (venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers and leg ulcers of mixed etiology)

Medihoney Contraindications

Do not use Medihoney wound dressing:

  • On third degree burns
  • With patients that have a known sensitivity to honey or any other component parts that are present in the dressing
  • To control heavy bleeding