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Table 4 Effect of topical application of ointments containing 4 % (v/w) essential oil or 5 % (w/w) resin of Commiphora guidottiion wound tensile strength of incision wound model in comparison with nitrofurazone and simple ointment

From: Evaluation of the wound healing property of Commiphora guidottii Chiov. ex. Guid.

Group Tensile strength (g) % Tensile strength
Essential oil 234.67 ± 23.40* 29.42
Resin 293.83 ± 53.50*a 78.17
Left untreated 123.00 ± 0.41 -
Nitrofurazone 319.83 ± 32.26*a 117.08
Simple ointment 147.33 ± 9.0 19.73
  1. *The mean difference is significant (p < 0.05) when compared to the left untreated group; awhen compared to the simple ointment treated group; N = 6; Results are expressed as mean ± SEM