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Every prepper has at least one big bag of sugar in their stockpile, but it might surprise you to learn that sugar isn’t just for sweetening food; it can also be used to help wounds heal faster. So much so that it’s worth putting a little bit of sugar into your first aid kit.
Preparing For SHTF writes, “For over 4,000 years, medical practitioners have known about the wound healing properties of sugar. Now in Europe and in the U.K. in particular doctors, nurses and others directly responsible for the treatment of wounds and burns are bringing back this 4,000-year-old treatment.
“Trials using patients with wounds have shown that the ancient treatment works. The reason sugar works to treat wounds is because sugar tends to draw water into its midst, through osmosis. This action both dries the bed of the wound to promote new tissue growth and dehydrates the bacterium that causes the infections in wounds, leaving the bacteria weak and fragile.” Follow the link below to keep reading.