Activon Tube contains 100% Manuka honey with no additives from New Zealand. This Manuka honey is filtered and sterilized, making it suitable for application to wounds. Manuka honey will de-bride and de-slough, eliminate odors and provides a moist wound healing environment.
Activon Tube is ideal for debriding necrotic tissue, or for topping up dressings.
Activon Tube 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.
Contra-indications Although the honey is not absorbed into the blood stream, we advise monitoring the levels of patients with diabetes. Do not use if allergic to bee venom.
Discomfort can be experienced when honey is applied, depending on sensitivity of the wound it may be necessary to consider an appropriate level of analgesic. The initial discomfort usually subsides, however if it does continue, discontinue use and irrigate the wound with saline solution.