WOUND HEALING MEDICINAL PLANT OF INDIA: A REVIEWAbstract
The traditional Indian medicine – Ayurveda, describes various herbs, fats, oils and minerals with anti-aging as well as wound healing properties. Wounds are the result of injuries to the skin that disrupt the soft tissue. Wound healing can be defined as a complex dynamic process results in the restoration of anatomic continuity and function. Various plant products have been used in the treatment of wounds over the years. Wound healing herbal extracts promote blood clotting, fight infection, and accelerate the healing of wounds. Hence in the current review, a list of the plants used in traditional medicine for the treatment of wounds was screened. It is a beneficial work for researchers to provide many details about the wound healing herbs and development of safe and effective and globally accepted herbal drugs for cuts and wounds.
R. Adhav *, P. Mantry and G. N. Darwhekar
Acropolis Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. Manglia Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
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