Evaluation of wound healing activity of Allamanda cathartica. L. and Laurus nobilis. L. extracts on rats

  title={Evaluation of wound healing activity of Allamanda cathartica. L. and Laurus nobilis. L. extracts on rats},
  author={Shivananda Bijoor Nayak and Poorna Nalabothu and Steve Sandiford and Vidyasagar Bhogadi and Andrew O Adogwa},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  pages={12 - 12}
BACKGROUND Allamanda cathartica. L. is a perennial shrub used in traditional medicine for treating malaria and jaundice. Laurus nobilis. L. is a tree and has been used for its astringent, healing and diuretic properties. The objective of this study was to investigate the aqueous extracts of Allamanda and Laurus nobilis to evaluate their wound healing activity in rats. METHODS Excision and incision wound models were used to evaluate the wound healing activity of both the extracts on Sprague… CONTINUE READING


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