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Vol. 10, Special Issue 10 (2021)

Efficacy of neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf extracts in combination with camphor with respect to wound healing in animals

Author(s):
Smriti, Kumari N and Sharma VK
Abstract:
Current study deals with the efficacy of Neem (Azadirachta indica) in combination with camphor, both as aqueous and alcoholic extract in treatment of wound. The wound healing potential of aqueous and alcoholic extracts of Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves with camphor was evaluated on the basis of clinical and histological studies. The formulations comprised of the aqueous and alcoholic extracts which were used alone and in combination with camphor in the ratio of 1:1. The formulations comprised of the aqueous and alcoholic extracts which were used alone and in combination with camphor in the ratio of 1:1. A total of thirty wounds of which fifteen infected and fifteen contaminated present on various body locations were treated. Before treatment clinical examination of all the wounds revealed presence of variable degrees of swelling around the wounds, itchiness, pain upon palpation and variable degree of discharge with foul smell. With increasing antibiotics resistance and in animals and human alike, the herbal medicament is the need of the hour. More research on the current topic with varying concentration of camphor and Neem in a defined age, sex and species of animal could help to provide clearer and in-depth knowledge about the efficacy of these two important herbal drugs.
Pages: 824-829  |  331 Views  111 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Smriti, Kumari N and Sharma VK. Efficacy of neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf extracts in combination with camphor with respect to wound healing in animals. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(10S): 824-829.

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