The essential oil of Croton zehntneri and trans-anethole improves cutaneous wound healing.


ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY RELEVANCE Croton zehntneri is a Euphorbiaceae species native to northeastern Brazil, where teas and beverages made from Croton zehntneri leaves are used as healing agents. To our knowledge, there is no experimental study supporting this claim of pharmacological activity. MATERIALS AND METHODS Full-thickness excisional wounds were made in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2012.08.030