Manuka, Kanuka honeys &/or zinc carnosinate for curing Ulcers
[QUOTE=Sceptic;916926]Apparently Kanuka honey is even better. On the other hand, I'm not sure how easy it is to find, even in NZ. ([URL="http://mro.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/2997"]Antimicrobial effect of Manuka honey and Kanuka honey alone and in combination with the bioactives against the growth of Propionibacterium acnes ATCC 6919 : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Food[/URL]) Edit: Add a link[/QUOTE]
Another form of zinc, zinc carnosinate will help treat the dangerous bacteria H. pylori that commonly infests the lower intestine of individuals with low stomach acid.
Ciacci, C., Sabbatini, F., et al. H. Pylori Impairs Iron Absorption in Infected Individuals. Digestive Liver Disorders. 2004. 36(7), 455-460.
Kirchhoff, P. Socrates, T., et al. Zinc Salts Provide a Novel, Prolonged and Rapid Inhibition of Gastric Acid Secretion. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2011. 106(1), 62-70.
Tennant, S., Hartland, E., et al. Influence of Gastric Acid on Susceptibility to Infection with Ingested Bacterial Pathogens. Infection and Immunity. 2008. 76(2), 639-645.