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Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:714216. doi: 10.1155/2015/714216. Epub 2015 May 19.

The Review on Properties of Aloe Vera in Healing of Cutaneous Wounds.

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1
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
2
Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
3
Immunogenetic Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

Abstract

Treatment of wounds is very important and was subject of different investigations. In this regard, natural substance plays crucial role as complementary medicine. Various studies reported that aloe vera has useful effects on wounds especially cutaneous wounds healing. Therefore in the current review, we examined the effect of aloe vera on cutaneous wound healing and concluded that although aloe vera improves the wound healing as well as other procedures both clinically and experimentally, more studies are still needed to approve the outcomes.

PMID:
26090436
PMCID:
PMC4452276
DOI:
10.1155/2015/714216
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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