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Heel wound healed with honey

When my quarter horse mare injured her heel (probably from a wire cut) it wasn’t possible to stitch this constantly moving and flexing part, so here’s the treatment process I followed to completely heal this wound.

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Honey treatment started 2 days after the initial treatment with hydrogen peroxide to flush it clean twice daily as this was a very deep wound.

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3 days of cleansing with salt solution then honey treatment. I applied it with a syringe to get into the deep wound.

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1 month later – the wound has healed nicely from the inside.

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Completely healed – just a scar which has reduced even more with time.

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