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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2012

Pages :   239-242

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Evaluation of Ethanolic Extract of Tridax procumbens Linn on Wound Healing in Rats



Address:   D. Benito Johnson* and Appalaraju Gorle
Department of Pharmacology, R.V.S. College Pharmaceutical Science, Sulur, Coimbatore-641 402, Tamil Nadu, India.
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ABSTRACT:
Wound is perhaps an inescapable event in the life of an organism. Healing process begins during the early phase of inflammation, but reaches completion usually after the injurious influence has been neutralized. It should be emphasized that without inflammation wounds would never heal. Tridax procumbens Linn (Asteraceae) growing widely courtallam and surrounding regions peoples used who were suffered from minor cuts, scraps. The pharmacological screening of the ethanolic extract of Tridax procumbens were carried out the following parameters like Gross behavioural studies, Wound healing activity, Leucocytes count. The Tridax procumbens extract showed significant increase wound closure when compare to solvent control (P<0.001). In the Tridax extract the increase in the count of WBC is significantly differing from the solvent control (P<0.05). The present study indicates the potential wound healing property of the plant Tridax procumbens extract.
KEYWORDS:
Wound healing, Inflammation, Tridax procumbens extract, WBC.
Cite:
D. Benito Johnson, Appalaraju Gorle. Evaluation of Ethanolic Extract of Tridax procumbens Linn on Wound Healing in Rats. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 5(2): Feb. 2012; Page 239-242.
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