Many people aren’t aware, but cat saliva does contain beneficial components. Histatins and growth factors found in cat saliva have been shown to promote wound healing. In addition, when our saliva contacts skin, nitric oxide is formed. This molecule inhibits bacterial growth, protecting wounds or sores from infection and also increases blood supply to promote healing.
I’ve offered my rejuvenating, cleansing services to Dr. Bomer, but she prefers her own skin care rituals. Whatever she’s using, it does appear to be working.