Evaluation of Polyherbal formulation for wound healing activity
By Shikha Srivastava, Nidhi Mishra
Curcuma longa, Tridax procumbens and Eclipta alba are reported to possess wound healing, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial activities. The ointment formulations containing extracts of the above mentioned herbs formulated and their wound healing activity was evaluated on the experimentally induced open wound in albino rats. Formulations containing different concentration of herbal extracts were prepared and applied topically and their results were studied on the 4th day, 6th,8th,12th and 16th day post-operatively and compared with the controls. It was found that treated wound showed the faster rate of wound contraction than the control and wound contractions increase with the concentration of herbal extracts
Key Words : Curcuma longa, Tridax procumbens, Eclipta alba, polyherbalformulation, Wound healing.
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