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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 714216, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/714216
Review Article

The Review on Properties of Aloe Vera in Healing of Cutaneous Wounds

1Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
2Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
3Immunogenetic Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

Received 28 February 2015; Accepted 12 May 2015

Academic Editor: Goutam Ghosh Choudhury

Copyright © 2015 Seyyed Abbas Hashemi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Treatment of wounds is very important and was subject of different investigations. In this regard, natural substance plays crucial role as complementary medicine. Various studies reported that aloe vera has useful effects on wounds especially cutaneous wounds healing. Therefore in the current review, we examined the effect of aloe vera on cutaneous wound healing and concluded that although aloe vera improves the wound healing as well as other procedures both clinically and experimentally, more studies are still needed to approve the outcomes.