Adventure Medical Kits - Adventure Discussions

Myth of the Month – Cleaning a Wound with Hydrogen Peroxide

MYTH: Hydrogen Peroxide is an optimal disinfectant for cleaning a wound.

FACT: Hydrogen Peroxide kills not only germs, but living cells as well, thus delaying wound healing. Plain potable water or a diluted povidone iodine solution works better.

Leave a Reply

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.