Table 2

Degree of healing of partial-thickness burn wounds treated with extracts of Centella asiatica
Treatment group Degree of wound healing (%)
Day 3 Day 7 Day 10 Day 14
Untreated 9.51 ± 1.21 14.27 ± 2.10 20.21 ± 2.10 25.36 ± 1.81
NSS 12.80 ± 2.65 19.64 ± 2.34 25.90 ±2.67 31.85 ± 2.66
Tween 20® 10.05 ± 1.50 20.57 ± 2.58 27.69 ± 2.39 38.07 ± 5.15
Hexane extract 11.12 ± 2.89 26.02 ± 4.02 37.78 ± 3.89* 53.87 ± 4.64*
Ethyl acetate extract 18.13 ± 2.29* 30.17 ± 1.81* 38.11 ± 2.30* 57.53 ± 5.68*
Methanol extract 11.71 ± 1.94 20.39 ± 2.07 28.94 ± 2.55 60.31 ± 5.70**
Aqueous extract 7.86 ± 1.45 19.98 ± 2.23 28.57 ± 3.35 59.82 ± 8.31**

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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