Review Article | Volume: 2 Issue: 11, November, 2012

An overview of medicinal plants as wound healers

Prafulla Sabale Bhargav Bhimani Chirag Prajapati and Vidya Sabalea   

Open Access    DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.21127


Wound healing is an integrated cellular and biochemical process of restoring normal structure functions of damaged tissue. Healing is a natural phenomenon by which body itself overcome the damaged to the tissue but the rate of healing is very slow and chance of microbial infection is high. Improvement in healing process can be accomplish either shorten the time required for healing or to minimize the undesired consequences. India has a rich tradition of plant-based knowledge on healthcare system. Several herbs and medicinal plants proved to be a wound healers were identified and formulated for treatment and management of wounds. Various herbal products have been used in management and treatment of wounds over the years. The present review attempt to highlight some herbs and medicinal plants proved to be scientifically used for the treatment of cuts and wounds as a wound healer.

Keyword:     Wound Wound infections Wound healers Wound healing activity Wound healing medicinal plants.


Prafulla Sabale, Bhargav Bhimani, Chirag Prajapati, Vidya Sabale, . an overview of Medicinal Plants as Wound Healers. J App Pharm Sci. 2012; 2 (11): 143-150.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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