[Effect of Chamomile on Wound Healing--A Clinical Double-Blind Study]

Z Hautkr. 1987 Sep 1;62(17):1262, 1267-71.
[Article in German]

Abstract

In a double-blind trial, the therapeutic efficacy of chamomile extract was tested on 14 patients. As objective parameters served the epithelial and drying effect on weeping wound area after dermabrasion of tattoos. The period of the healing and drying process was judged by the doctor. The decrease of the weeping wound area as well as the drying tendency was statistically significant.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Controlled Clinical Trial
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Chamomile
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermatitis / therapy*
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Oils, Volatile / administration & dosage*
  • Plant Extracts / administration & dosage*
  • Plants, Medicinal
  • Postoperative Complications / therapy
  • Random Allocation
  • Tattooing
  • Wound Healing / drug effects*

Substances

  • Oils, Volatile
  • Plant Extracts