FAQs

What is HoneyCure?

HoneyCure is a natural wound healing gel for animals, it has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that can also reduce scarring. It is a hydrogel-like treatment formulated with medical-grade Manuka Honey, essential oils and a natural gelling agent.

What is HoneyCure used for?

HoneyCure can be used for an assortment of wounds such as cuts, scrapes, large and small skin tears, ulcers, hot-spots, and burns.

What is Manuka Honey?

Manuka honey is a type of honey present only in New Zealand that comes from a particular species of flowering tree and is produced by a unique New Zealand bee. It has been used for centuries in medical practice to treat a variety of conditions, and has recently became fashionable in western medicine as an alternative for an antibacterial.

How well should I clean the wound before applying?

Clean the wound thoroughly ensuring that any debris or dead tissue is removed. Prepare the wound site well by patting any excess fluid away. 

What is the consistency of HoneyCure?

It has the consistency of honey gel saturated with water (it is less thick than actual honey; nevertheless, it is not as thin as water).

How should it be stored?

HoneyCure should be stored in a dry, cool environment.

What is the shelf life of HoneyCure?

The shelf life for HoneyCure is 3 years. After HoneyCure has passed the 8 month mark, it begins to lose its peak effectiveness, however it will still work as intended for up to 3 years.

How does HoneyCure work?

HoneyCure works through a process called wet wound healing: Antimicrobial properties of Manuka Honey keep the wound clean, and essential oils aid in decreasing inflammation. HoneyCure provides a moisturized environment for healing which accelerates the overall healing process.

What is Wet Wound Healing?

Wet wound healing is a process that involves providing a moisturized environment for the wound. This environment promotes faster recovery with minimal scarring. For more information see the “process description” page.

Will HoneyCure help reduce scarring?

HoneyCure reduces scarring through wet wound healing. This process keeps the wound hydrated and protected by creating a barrier that prevents scabbing, which can lead to scarring.

How much HoneyCure should I apply to the wound?

Apply a thin layer covering the entire wounded bed and slightly past the border of it.

Why should I choose HoneyCure over other wound healing gels?

HoneyCure is the only 100% natural wound healing gel in the market with both essential oils and Manuka honey included. It is also unappealing to animals, so the chances of them consuming the product is slim.

Do I have to wrap the wound with bandage while using HoneyCure?

It is not required to cover a wound treated with HoneyCure but we recommend covering the wound if your pet is very active, or is prone to rubbing the wound against surfaces.

Should I be worried about my pet consuming HoneyCure?

HoneyCure is very unappealing to dogs and cats and they will not try to consume it. Some dogs or cats may be stubborn and lick around the wound site, in this case we recommend covering the wound to prevent further complication. 

How long after application should we expect the wound to be healed?

The healing times differ between animals depending on the species of animal, type of wound, and severity of the wound. HoneyCure should be applied once every 1-3 days until the wound is completely healed. Minor wounds should improve within 7 days, major wounds may take up to 45 days to heal. We recommend following the standard wound care protocol advised by veterinarians.

Will one application suffice for healing or does it need to be reapplied?

Depending on the severity and type of wound, HoneyCure needs to be reapplied every 1-3 days until it is fully healed.

Does the amount of application depend on the wound or is there a standard amount?

It depends on how large the wound is. A thin layer should be applied over the entire wounded area. A thicker layer will not guarantee to speed up the healing time.