Plants that heal wounds. A review

RAJESH SINGH PAWAR, FEDELIC ASHISH TOPPO

Abstract

Plants have traditionally been used as a source of medicine in India by indigenous people of different ethnic groups inhabiting various terrains for the control of various ailments afflicting human and their domestic animals. Recently, focus on plant research has increased all over the world and a large body of evidence has collected to show immense potential of medicinal plants used in various traditional systems. More than 13,000 plants have been studied during last 5 years. Our review aims to compile data generated through the research activity using modern scientific approaches and innovative scientific tools in last few years. This article represent wound healing activity of various plants found and used traditionally. We have made an attempt to give an insight into different plants of potential wound healing properties which could be beneficial in therapeutic practice.
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