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RFP Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Volume  7, Issue 1, january-june 2022, Pages 9-12

 

Original Article

Role of Centella Asiatica Extract in Scald Burns
Gnaneshvar Manivannan1 , Ravi Kumar Chittoria2 , Neljo Thomas3
1 Junior Resident, Department of General Surgery, 2 Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery & Telemedicine, 3 Senior Resident, Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry 605006, India
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Abstract

n recent times, the research involving the use of medicinal plants in the modern medicine has increased all over the world. Many traditional medicinal plants have been incorporated into the modern medicine to aid in the process of wound healing. One such medicinal herb is Centella asiatica.Centella asiatica has been used in traditional medicine because of its ability to heal wounds and prevent scarring. Triterpenoid, saponins, the important constituents of Centella asiatica are mainly believed to be responsible for its therapeutic action. Apart from wound healing, the herb is recommended for the treatment of various skin conditions such as leprosy, lupus, varicose ulcers, eczema, psoriasis, diarrhea, fever, amenorrhea, diseases of the female genitourinary tract and also for relieving anxiety and improving cognition. This article is about the role of Centella asiatica extract in scald burns. Keywords: Centella asiatica, Wound, Scald burns.


Corresponding Author : Ravi Kumar Chittoria