Effect of cream containing Melia azedarach flowers on skin diseases in children

Phytomedicine. 2008 Apr;15(4):231-6. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2008.02.002.

Abstract

A herbal cream containing a methanolic HPLC-standardized extract of Melia azedarach flowers has been prepared and found potent against bacterial skin diseases like cellulitis, pustules, pyogenic infections, etc. in children. The results obtained are comparable to those with neomycin.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Cutaneous
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / analysis
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Child
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Female
  • Flowers
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Melia azedarach / chemistry*
  • Neomycin / therapeutic use
  • Ointments
  • Phytotherapy*
  • Plant Extracts / therapeutic use*
  • Skin Diseases, Bacterial / drug therapy*
  • Staphylococcal Skin Infections / drug therapy

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Ointments
  • Plant Extracts
  • Neomycin