Emu oil offers protection in Crohn’s disease model in rats

@article{Vemu2015EmuOO,
  title={Emu oil offers protection in Crohn’s disease model in rats},
  author={Bhaskar Vemu and S. Selvasubramanian and Velayudham Pandiyan},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={16}
}
BackgroundEmu oil is a product of animal origin used for the treatment of inflammation, burns etc. as a part of aboriginal medicine in Australia. Crohn’s disease is a common inflammatory manifestation in humans and other animal species relating to the ulceration and digestive disturbances in upper gastro-intestinal tract. Aloe vera is commonly used substance from plant sources for inflammation, wound healing and various other properties. Given the difference in the source of the substances all… 
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