Evaluation the effect of formulation made of Talh honey, whey protein and collagen on acute excisional skin wound healing in Wistar male rat
Keywords:Wounds and Injuries, Honey, Whey Proteins, Feridas Excisionais
Objectives: This study evaluated the ability of using formulation contains Talh honey, whey protein and collagen on wound healing using animal model.
Methods: 24 Wistar male rats were divided into four groups of 6 rats each as follow; G1 (not treated), G2 (treated with Manuka honey), G3 (treated with Povidone iodine ointment 5%), and G4 (treated with tested formulation). Excisional wound was induced in rat’s dorsal skin. The duration of the study was 18 days. Morphological and histological examination was performed for all groups.
Results: The tested formula showed reduction in the duration of the inflammatory phase of wound healing when compared to other groups.
Conclusion: Results from this study indicated the therapeutic potential of the tested formula, which contains natural component, in wound healing as using other therapeutic products. The tested formula is affordable for wide range of patients. Further studies are required to investigate the different mechanisms behind the therapeutic properties of each treatment.
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