Effect of Topical Application of Virgin Coconut Oil on Skin Components and Antioxidant Status during Dermal Wound Healing in Young Rats

@article{Nevin2010EffectOT,
  title={Effect of Topical Application of Virgin Coconut Oil on Skin Components and Antioxidant Status during Dermal Wound Healing in Young Rats},
  author={K. G. Nevin and T. Rajamohan},
  journal={Skin Pharmacology and Physiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={23},
  pages={290 - 297}
}
  • K. G. Nevin, T. Rajamohan
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Skin Pharmacology and Physiology
  • Objectives: The present study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of a topical application of virgin coconut oil (VCO) on excision wounds in young rats. Methods: Three sets of experiments with 3 groups of female Sprague-Dawley rats each consisting of 6 animals were used for studying wound closure time, antioxidant status and biochemical parameters. Group 1 was the control; groups 2 and 3 were treated with 0.5 and 1.0 ml VCO, respectively, 24 h after wound creation for 10 days. After the… CONTINUE READING
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