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Ozonated Oils and Cutaneous Wound Healing

[ Vol. 25 , Issue. 20 ]

Author(s):

Yunsook Lim, Heaji Lee, Brittany Woodby and Giuseppe Valacchi*   Pages 2264 - 2278 ( 15 )

Abstract:


Wound tissue repair is a complex and dynamic process of restoring cellular structures and tissue layers. Improvement of this process is necessary to effectively treat several pathologies characterized by chronic delayed wound closure, such as diabetes, and the investigation of new approaches aimed to ameliorate the wound healing process is under continuous evolution. Recently, the usage of vegetable matrices in the form of ozonated oils has been proposed, and several researchers have shown positive effects on wound healing, due to the bactericidal, antiviral, and antifungal properties of these ozonated oils.

In the present review, we intend to summarize the actual state of the art of the topical usage of ozonated oil in cutaneous wounds with special emphasis to the importance of the ozonated degree of the oil.

Keywords:

Cutaneous wound healing, ROS, peroxidation, topical application, ozonated oil, inflammation.

Affiliation:

Department of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 02447, Department of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 02447, Plant for Human Health Institute, Kannapolis Research Center, North Carolina State University, 28081, NC, Department of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 02447



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