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dc.contributor.authorSaraswathy, N-
dc.contributor.authorRohit, R-
dc.contributor.authorShanmugam, K-
dc.contributor.authorSozheeswari, S Charanya-
dc.contributor.authorRamalingam, P-
dc.identifier.issn0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractCurcuma longa Linn. is used in herbal medicines as antiseptic for wound healing. The objective of the present study is to investigate the turmeric impregnated agar film as bioactive wound dressing material. The turmeric-agar composite film was prepared by mixing, the acetone or methanol extract of turmeric powder and agar added with or without gelatin, glycerol, propylene glycol as additives. Physical and mechanical properties of the film were tested for its suitability for wound coverage. The antibacterial activity test of the film showed significant reduction in cell density as compared to the control. Turmeric-agar composite film applied wound showed complete epithelization by 11 days for turmeric-agar with acetone extract whereas 10 days for turmeric-agar with methanol extract when compared to 14 days in the control. en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. cl. (2011.01)-A61K 36/00, A61P 17/02, A61F 13/00en_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJNPR Vol.3(2) [June 2012]en_US
dc.subjectCurcuma longaen_US
dc.subjectTurmeric-Agar filmen_US
dc.subjectWound dressing materialen_US
dc.titleA preliminary investigation of Turmeric-Agar composite film as bioactive wound dressing material on excision wound in rat modelen_US
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