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Title: Bala taila parisheka – A traditional approach in wound healing
Authors: Tripathy, R N
Otta, S P
Siddram, A
Keywords: Bala taila
Traditional medicine
Wound healing
Issue Date: Oct-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeA01D 8/53, A01D 1/68, A61F 13/00, A61B 17/03, A01D 20/98
Abstract: A clinical study of BalaTaila (sesame oil processed with Sida cordifolia and some other indigenous compound) Pariseka (instillation) in wound healing was conducted on 30 patients and were divided into two groups of 15 each. Group I (trial group) treated by Bala Taila local application once daily & Group II (control group) treated by the cleaning with normal saline. Sterile dry gauze was used for dressing with an aim to assess the effectiveness of BalaTaila Parisheka in wound healing. Results exhibited that there is, reduction of pain (85%), swelling (80%), changes to normal colour (84.44%), reduction in discharge (82.92%), appearance of granulation (86.66%) and size of wound reduced to (79.41%). The result of Bala Taila was found statistically significant in the process of wound healing.
Page(s): 643-650
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(4) [October 2011]

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