Table 1

Tensile strength of incision wounds treated with extracts of Centella asiatica on day 7 after wound infliction
Treatment group Tensile strength (N/cm2)
Untreated 14.99 ± 1.72
NSS 17.62 ± 1.42
Tween 20® 14.69 ± 0.72
Hexane extract 21.20 ± 2.24**
Ethyl acetate extract 21.26 ± 1.77**
Methanol extract 19.72 ± 0.84*
Aqueous extract 21.05 ± 1.90**

Values are presented as mean ± S.E.M; n = 8; *P<0.05 and **P<0.01 vs. Tween 20®.

Somboonwong et al.

Somboonwong et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:103   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-103

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