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Title: Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of Unani formulation on eczema
Authors: Nawab, Md
Mannan, Abdul
Siddiqui, Misbahuddin
Keywords: Olea europea
Lawsonia innermis
Nigella sativa
Nar-e-farsi
Eczema
Unani formulation
Issue Date: Apr-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸ : A61K36/00, A61P17/00, A61P17/12, A61P27/14, A61P35/00
Abstract: Eczema (Nar-e-farsi) is a universally encountered and recurrent disease of the skin. It is estimated that 10% of people have some form of eczema at any one time. A formulation containing Olea europea Linn., Lawsonia innermis Linn. and Nigella sativa Linn. was prepared in the form of oil for local application and studied clinically for its efficacy on eczema. The effect of the formulation was seen on subjective parameters such as itching, burning sensation, oozing, erythema, oedema, scaling, macule, papule, vesicles, papulo-vesicles, crusting, lichenification, excoriation, and hyper pigmentation. At the end of the study statistical significance of the results was noted. It was concluded that the formulation was effective on eczema.
Page(s): 341-344
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.07(2) [April 2008]

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