Review Paper: Considerations for Determining if a Natural Product Is an Effective Wound-Healing Agent

  title={Review Paper: Considerations for Determining if a Natural Product Is an Effective Wound-Healing Agent},
  author={W. Lindblad},
  journal={The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds},
  pages={75 - 81}
  • W. Lindblad
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds
  • Many research groups are examining natural products for their vulnerary activity. On the basis of the countless years of folklore and clinical observations, these preparations are being fractionated and applied to wounds in a variety of animal species. Despite this work, the number of agents that have documented ability to enhance wound healing is minimal. This article provides a brief review of some of the major historical milestones in wound care and provides a framework for studying plant… CONTINUE READING
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