The medicinal value of asteraceae family plants in terms of wound healing activity


Fabad Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.39, no.1, pp.21-31, 2014 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: Fabad Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.21-31
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Plants have been a great resource of medicinal products which are used for the treatment of several ailments. The reports of folk medicine play an initial and important role for the novel drug development from natural sources. The ethnobotanical studies reveal the preparation and usage information of the plants used among the people living in rural areas. From these valuable data, the ethnopharmacological studies are conducted to find a scientific verification for the usage of the plants and with further phytochemical analysis, the compounds responsible from the activities are elucidated. Asteraceae family plants have been found to possess diverse biological effects referring to in vivo and in vitro researches conducted. This review aims to investigate the traditional usage, in vitro and in vivo assessments on the plants in Asteraceae family regarding the wound healing effect.