Research Article

Effect of Semisolid Formulation of Persea Americana Mill (Avocado) Oil on Wound Healing in Rats

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Histopathologic observation of treated excisional wound with SSFAO 50%, in natura avocado oil, EFA (control positive) or petroleum jelly (control negative) at the 14th day after operation. Skin sections show the hematoxylin and eosin stained epidermal (asterisk) and dermal (arrow) (40x magnification). Photographs are showing clear evidence for epithelization, keratinização and scar area formation in treated groups with SSFAO 50% or avocado oil. Data are shown as average ± SEM ( ). * versus controls, ** versus controls, and *** versus controls.