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L-Mesitran Ointment

Antimicrobial honey 

L-Mesitran® Ointment is a powerful combination of Medical Grade Honey and antioxidants to provide antimicrobial action and increase patient compliance.

L-Mesitran Ointment helps to promote wound healing and stimulate cell migration.


Product Benefits

  • Stimulates wound healing
  • Contains 48% Medical Grade Honey and antioxidants
  • Antibacterial properties
  • Aids wound bed preparation and promotes epithelisation
  • Moist wound healing environment
  • Can be easily removed from the wound bed as per local protocol
  • Prevents the secondary dressing adhering to the wound bed
  • Suitable for a wide variety of wounds

‘The antimicrobial efficacy of medical grade honey’ symposium EWMA, 2020

Clinical Evidence

Key clinicals




Smaropoulos, E. and Cremers, N.

Medical grade honey for the treatment of paediatric abdominal wounds: a case series

Journal of Wound Care, 2020, 29 (3)


Smaropoulos, E. and Cremers, N.

Treating severe wounds in paediatrics with medical grade honey: A case series

John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Clinical Case Reports,
2020, 8 (3)


Zbuchea, A.

Honey, Food and Medicine: Scientific Rationale and Practical Efficiency in External Administration of Medicinal Honey for Wound Healing

Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B, 2017


Stephen Haynes, J. and Callaghan, R.

Properties of honey: its mode of action and clinical outcomes

Wounds UK, 2011, 7 (1)



L-Mesitran Ointment is indicated for:

  • Chronic wounds e.g pressure ulcers, venous and diabetic ulcers
  • Superficial and acute wounds e.g. cuts, abrasions and donor sites
  • Superficial and partial thickness burns (1st and 2nd degree)
  • Fungating wounds (to help deodorise and debride)
  • Colonised and acute wounds
  • Post-operative surgical wounds


Applying L-Mesitran Ointment*

To open tube:

  1. Remove lid, clean the mouth of the tube and the top of the lid with an alcohol swab.
  2. Push the top of the lid into the foil seal that covers the nozzle. Do not squeeze tube at this time.

Application to wound:

  1. Use sterile spatula to distribute a thin layer of L-Mesitran Ointment either directly onto the wound area and the surrounding tissue or on to the sterile gauze first
  2. Cover and secure with the appropriate secondary dressing depending on the amount of wound fluids
  3. Inspect the wound and the surrounding tissue regularly, as per local protocol

Frequency of use

This depends on the amount of exudate and the needs of the wound. Re-apply the product once it has dissolved (every 24 – 48 hours).

Single patient multi-use.

Ordering Details

Description Size Piece per box Product code PIP code NHS code
L-Mesitran Ointment 20g 1 104.01 372-5587 ELZ131
L-Mesitran Ointment 50g 1 105.01 380-4317 ELZ132
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