The Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Nigella sativa Balm Sticks
AbstractNigella sativa oil has been known to have potent anti-inflammatory activity. This research aimed to determine the anti-inflammation activity of Nigella sativa oil in a simple balm stick by topical application. The activity was checked using two methods: carrageenan-induced paw oedema and granuloma pouch on rats. The results showed that balm sticks which contained 10% Nigella sativa could overcome both acute and sub-acute inflammation showing by high oedema inhibition (60.64%), low leucocytes count (43.55% lower than control) as well as a notable TNF-α concentration (50% lower than control) on the inflamed area. In conclusion, topical application of a Nigella sativa balm stick was effective for both acute and sub-acute forms of inflammation. View Full-Text
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Dwita, L.P.; Yati, K.; Gantini, S.N. The Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Nigella sativa Balm Sticks. Sci. Pharm. 2019, 87, 3.
Dwita LP, Yati K, Gantini SN. The Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Nigella sativa Balm Sticks. Scientia Pharmaceutica. 2019; 87(1):3.Chicago/Turabian Style
Dwita, Lusi P.; Yati, Kori; Gantini, Sri N. 2019. "The Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Nigella sativa Balm Sticks." Sci. Pharm. 87, no. 1: 3.
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