Remedial effect of Boswellia serrata on thermal burn injuries

Sahinfard, N. and Namjoo, A. and Arami, R. and Rafieian, M. and Baradaran, A. and Nasri, H. and Shirzad, H. and Nasri, P. and Rafieian-Kopaei, M. (2015) Remedial effect of Boswellia serrata on thermal burn injuries. Shiraz E Medical Journal, 16 (1).

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Abstract

Background: It has been shown that inflammation and insufficient blood vessel formation delay wound healing، whereas Boswellia serrata، besides anti-inflammatory activity، increases blood vessel formation.. Objectives: This study was performed to investigate the effect of Boswellia serrata in promoting burn injuries healing in BALB/c mice.. Materials and Methods: In this experimental study، a burn wound was created by placing a 1.5 cm2 hot plate on the back of animals. Fifty four mice were designated in four equal groups، counting 14 each. Three groups of animals were treated with Boswellia 2%، silver sulfadiazine and vaseline two times per day for 21 days. The fourth group represented the control group. The total percentage of wound healing and time required for complete healing were evaluated and compared between groups، using the ANOVA test.. Results: Results showed that the effect of Boswellia on wound healing was statistically significant compared to the control group (P <> Conclusions: Boswellia serrata is clearly effective for burn injuries healing and might be used in

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Boswellia serrata extract; petrolatum; sulfadiazine silver, animal experiment; animal model; animal tissue; Article; Boswellia serrata; controlled study; experimental study; histopathology; mouse; nonhuman; thermal injury; wound healing
Subjects: WA Public Health
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2017 09:21
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2017 09:21
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1997

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