Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2007 Apr-Jun;51(2):189-94
Department of Biochemistry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.
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Phytother Res 2007 Sep;21(9):827-31
Department of Pre Clinical Sciences, Biochemistry Unit, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad.
The ethanol extract of Lawsonia inermis (200 mg/kg/day) was used to evaluate the wound healing activity on rats using excision, incision and dead space wound models. The animals were divided into three groups of six each in the excision model and two groups of six each in the incision model and dead space models. The topical application was made in the case of excision wound model, whereas, oral treatment was done with incision and dead space wound models. Read More
Int J Low Extrem Wounds 2007 Jun;6(2):76-81
Department of Preclinical Sciences, Biochemistry Unit, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
Hibiscus rosa sinensis (H rosa sinensis), a plant product, has been used for the treatment of a variety of diseases as well as to promote wound healing. The wound-healing activity of the ethanol extract of H rosa sinensis flower was determined in rats, using excision, incision, and dead space wound models and is presented in this report. The animals were randomly divided into 2 groups of 6 each in all the models. Read More
Int J Low Extrem Wounds 2006 Sep;5(3):137-43
Department of Biochemistry, Melaka Manipal Medical College, India.
Centella asiatica is a reputed medicinal plant used in the treatment of various skin diseases in the Indian system of medicine. The objective of the study presented in this article was to evaluate the wound-healing potential of the ethanolic extract of the plant in both normal and dexamethasone-suppressed wound healing. The study was done on Wistar albino rats using incision, excision, and dead space wounds models. Read More
Planta Med 2009 Apr 13;75(5):478-82. Epub 2009 Feb 13.
Department of Biochemistry, Basaveshwara Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Rajiv Gandhi University, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India.
Grewia tiliaefolia is a subtropical tree, its stem bark is widely used in traditional Indian medicines to heal chronic wounds, gastric ulcers, burning sensation, itching and other allergic ailments. Bioassay-directed fractionation and chromatography of the methanolic extract of G. tiliaefolia stem bark has resulted in the isolation of gulonic acid gamma-lactone. Read More