Enhancement of wound healing by curcumin in animals

@article{Sidhu1998EnhancementOW,
  title={Enhancement of wound healing by curcumin in animals},
  author={Gurmel S. Sidhu and Ashutosh Kumar Singh and Deepa Thaloor and Krishna K Banaudha and Gyanendra K. Patnaik and Rikhab Chand Srimal and Radha K. Maheshwari},
  journal={Wound Repair and Regeneration},
  year={1998},
  volume={6}
}
Tissue repair and wound healing are complex processes that involve inflammation, granulation, and remodeling of the tissue. In this study, we evaluated the in vivo effects of curcumin (difeurloylmethane), a natural product obtained from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa on wound healing in rats and guinea pigs. We observed faster wound closure of punch wounds in curcumin‐treated animals in comparison with untreated controls. Biopsies of the wound showed reepithelialization of the epidermis and… 
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