Fish can be used as medicine for burn relief. Specially tilapia skin is very effective for burn relief. Now a great number of monosex tilapia are being cultured in the world. So, we can use tilapia as the fish by-product. Brazillian doctors are taking an experimental approach to treating burns: using tilapia skin. It is an unconventional new approach.
How to use tilapia as burn relief medicine?
Normally burns are treated using pig and human tissue, which transfer collagen, a healing protein, to the victims’ skin. In Fortaleza, Brazil, however, those tissues weren’t readily available. doctors are only able to use burn creams and gauze that had to be changed out frequently, a painful process. The amount of tension, of resistance in tilapia skin is much greater than in the human skin.