ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: AN EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF VRANA ROPANA KARMA (WOUND HEALING ACTIVITY) OF ARKA (CALOTROPIS PROCERA AIT R. BR.) AND SNUHI (EUPHORBIA NERIIFOLIA LINN.) KSHEER (LATEX) OINTMENT
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Singh Dilip Kumar *, Kotecha Mita, Sharma Gaurav
Abstract: The aim of this study is to evaluation the wound healing activity of Arka (Calotropis procera AitR.Br.) and Snuhi (Euphorbia neriifolia Linn.) latex ointment in excision and incision wound model of Wistar strain albino rats. Methods- Effect of test samples on excision wound: For the study, the animals were divided into 5 groups each group comprising 6 rats. Group A served as Negative control group and received Ointment base. Group B, C and D were test groups. Where the animals of Group B were treated with Arka Ointment. Group C with Snuhi Ointment and Group D treated with combination of Arka, Snuhi Ksheer ointment, Whereas the animals of the Group E received soframycin ointment which was standard. Result- Wound contraction property of test Group D had found more potent than standard Group E. Effect of test samples on incision wound: At Incision Wound Model wound breaking strength. Test Group - Group C, Group D and Standard Group E found to have statistically response. Wound breaking strength of Group D and Standard Group E had been found closely similar response.
Keyword: Ayurveda, Arka Ksheer, Snuhi Ksheer, Ointment, Vrana ropana