Hima Jose, K. Krishnakumar, Dineshkumar B
Hima Jose, K. Krishnakumar, Dineshkumar B*
Department of Pharmaceutics, St. James’ College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chalakudy, Kerala.
St. James’ Hospital Trust Pharmaceutical Research Centre (DSIR Recognized), Chalakudy, Kerala.
Volume - 14,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2021
Wounds are inevitable in life. The rapid healing process can reduce the costs of the therapy and hospitalization but ideal availability of the drugs for wound healing therapy is limited due to the complex nature in the skin tissue. The novel medicines for wound healing and skin regeneration, herbal based therapeutics agents can be alternative medications. Recently, biologically active scaffolds have been widely used for wound healing therapy. These scaffolds are extracellular matrices and can able to induce tissue regeneration. Here, we present a review on several scaffolds by combining biological polymers with the extracts obtained from various plants. It should be noted that chemical and synthetic agents which are known to be harmful to the environment and human health, scaffolds were prepared with completely environment friendly herbal extracts with biological polymers, which are frequently used in biomedical field. Plant based scaffolds augments wound healing and provide better tissue regeneration with minimal negative effect on skin. Scaffolds can be prepared by choosing proper polymer and extract types which are combined to get unique properties of scaffolds to lead an innovative and eco- friendly approach in wound treatment applications.
Cite this article:
Hima Jose, K. Krishnakumar, Dineshkumar B. Herbal Extracts based Scaffolds for Wound Healing Therapy. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2021; 14(3):1805-1810. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00320.6
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