Wound healing activity of flower extract of Calendula officinalis.

@article{Preethi2009WoundHA,
  title={Wound healing activity of flower extract of Calendula officinalis.},
  author={Korengath Chandran Preethi and Ramadasan Kuttan},
  journal={Journal of basic and clinical physiology and pharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          73-9
        }
}
The effects of oral and topical application of Calendula officinalis flower extract on excision wounds made in rats were checked. The parameters assessed were the days needed for re-epithelization and percentage of wound closure. The hydroxy proline and hexosamine content in the granuloma tissue of the wound was also measured. The percentage of wound closure was 90.0% in the extract-treated group, whereas the control group showed only 51.1% on the eighth day of wounding (p < .01). The days… CONTINUE READING

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