What is Actilite?

What is Actilite?

Actilite is a light viscose net dressing coated with antibacterial Manuka honey & Manuka oil. The dressing is designed to protect the wound, promote healing and allow the passage of exudate. The antibacterial effect of Actilite has been enhanced by combining high grade antibacterial Manuka oil with Manuka honey.

What is Algivon used for?

Algivon may be applied to any wound but especially: Pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic ulcers, surgical wounds, burns, graft sites, infected wounds, cavity wounds and sinuses.

How do you use Activon Manuka honey?

Twist off cap, apply liberally to the wound bed (surface or cavity) and cover with an appropriate secondary dressing. Activon Tube is a single patient use only product, once opened use within 90 days.

What is Med Honey?

MEDIHONEY is a brand name wound and burn gel made from 100% Leptospermum (Manuka) honey. Manuka honey is unique in that it has antibacterial and bacterial resistant properties, meaning it prevents bacteria from building a tolerance to its beneficial effects.

How do you use Algivon?

Algivon Plus is placed either side down onto the wound surface; dressings can be placed side by side to cover large wound areas or cut to size ensuring that sharp scissors are used.

What can a teaspoon of honey do for you?

Studies suggest that honey might offer antidepressant, anticonvulsant and anti-anxiety benefits. In some studies, honey has been shown to help prevent memory disorders. Wound care. Topical use of medical-grade honey has been shown to promote wound healing, particularly in burns.

What is Activon tulle used for?

Product Description. Activon Tulle creates a moist healing environment and effectively eliminates wound odour whilst providing antibacterial action. Activon Tulle is ideally selected for granulating or shallow wounds, it’s a good choice when debriding or de-sloughing small areas of necrotic or sloughy tissue.

Does Manuka honey help leg ulcers?

Conclusion: Manuka honey was effective in eradicating MRSA from 70% of chronic venous ulcers. The potential to prevent infection is increased when wounds are desloughed and MRSA is eliminated. This can be beneficial to prevent cross-infection.

How often should Sorbact be changed?

For wounds at risk of infection the dressing can be changed every 2–5 days. When should Cutimed® Sorbact® be discontinued? Cutimed® Sorbact® products can be continued until there are no clinical signs of infection and the wound is granulating.

Should manuka honey be refrigerated?

Does manuka honey need to be refrigerated? No, you should avoid refrigerating your manuka honey. It is best stored in a cool, dark place like a cupboard or pantry. Refrigeration of any honey — not just the special manuka variety — can cause crystallisation.

Does MediHoney debride a wound?

Medihoney™ Wound Gel was selected as it is an antibacterial product effective against Pseudomonas aureus, Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S. aureus but also has debriding, moist wound healing and odour control capabilities.

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