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Table 5 Effect of topical application of ointments containing 4 % (v/w) essential oil or 5 % (w/w) resin of Commiphora guidottii on dry weight and hydroxyproline content of the granulation tissue in comparison with nitrofurazone and simple ointment

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

Group Dry weight (g) Hydroxyproline (μg/g of tissue)
Essential oil 41.56 ± 5.71 77.50 ± 2.46*
Resin 63.12 ± 14.18 63.10 ± 2.61*
Nitrofurazone 44.60 ± 5.01 134.50 ± 14.82*
Simple ointment 30.38 ± 2.18 34.00 ± 1.13
  1. *The mean difference is significant (p < 0.05) when compared to the control group; N = 6; Results are expressed as mean ± SEM