Time Tested Remedies for Wound Care from Ayurveda Sciences
Management of wound is a challenge before clinician as well as pharmaceutical industries. It accounts a huge amount of economic loss every year. A good therapeutic agent for wound care should preferably give better result on one or more phases of healing devoid of harmful effects. A good step in this regard is use of traditional medicinal remedies and plants. WHO also support, promote and encourage use of various traditional medicines in primary health care due to easy accessibility, cost efficiency, safety and trust of public in them. Since many centuries Ayurvedic medicines have been used by people due to its ability to enhance immunity and prevent diseases. A number of plant, animal and mineral product are mentioned in Ayurvedic classics for treatment of different stages of wound. At the moment, scientific research on medicinal plants is being carried out most intensely in research institutes, universities and pharmaceutical laboratories as well as in the clinics of many developed countries. In the present article an attempt was made to collect such useful remedies from Ayurvedic classics for wound care which are effective, easily available, easy to prepare and use them without any side effects.Â
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