Who would have thought that the saliva can heal wounds?

@gengeni (3308)
Indonesia
January 11, 2011 8:00pm CST
See this link http://www.kompas.com/read/xml/2008/07/2 ... questions: Do you often lick or give saliva in the wound in your body?
5 responses
@tanyamean (295)
• Philippines
15 Jan 11
hi..I don't do this..I think its pretty disgusting.
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• United States
15 Jan 11
Yes I agree. This is gross!
@rifnee (1713)
• Indonesia
15 Jan 11
Sometimes I do that, and even if forced, but saliva contains an antiseptic substance that can block infection.
• United States
15 Jan 11
I think you are more likely to get an infection. The mouth is a dirty place.
@yhanie (189)
• Philippines
15 Jan 11
my mom used to do this when i was a kid,, i can't see how saliva heal wounds,, but it made me feel that i was healed,,
@asliah (11149)
• Philippines
15 Jan 11
hi, i think its only applicable in the animal, and not to people, like dog, they can heal wounds of their body.