Application of chitosan and buriti oil ( Mauritia flexuosa L . ) in skin wound healing

  title={Application of chitosan and buriti oil ( Mauritia flexuosa L . ) in skin wound healing},
  author={R. Aravind Kumar},
Wound is the breakdown of the structure and normal functions of the integument and its healing process. It refers to a cascade of events that begins with the trauma and ends with the complete and organized closure of the wound with the scar tissue.1–3 The skin is one of the organs most susceptible to injury and needs regeneration to restore its structure and functions, such as protective physical barrier against various environmental stimuli and infections and against excessive water loss.3–5… CONTINUE READING


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