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Sugardine, a Great Homemade Antiseptic

Sugardine a Great Homemade Antiseptic via Preparedness Advice

For thousands of years people have survived without the use of antibiotics. Many early treatments for infected wounds involved honey. Both the Smith Papyrus of 1700 B.C. and the Ebers Papyrus of 1500 B.C. describe the treatment of severe wounds and burns with coagulated milk and honey held in place by a muslin bandage.  Later, granulated sugar was used to treat sores in both horse and humans. How these ancient people learned that both honey and sugar are effective in helping wounds heal is amazing. Today, a mixture known as sugardine in widely used to treat sores and wounds on horses. …

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Sugardine, an Easy to Use, Homemade Antiseptic

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For thousands of years people have survived without the use of antibiotics.  Many early treatments for infected wounds involved honey.  Both the Smith Papyrus of 1700 B.C. and the Ebers Papyrus of 1500 B.C. describe the treatment of severe wounds and burns with coagulated milk and honey held in place by a muslin bandage.  Later granulated sugar was used to treat sores in both horse and humans.  Today a mixture known as sugardine is widely used to treat sores and wounds on horses.  It has proved to be effective and is inexpensive.

Sugar is bacteriostatic, fungistatic, and anti-infective.  …

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