Application of Herbal Ingredients Aloe Vera Gel (Aloe Vera) Against Burns Healing Process (Combustio)

Authors

  • Santi Santi Universitas Mulawarman
  • Mayusef Sukmana Universitas Mulawarman

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55174/jiwocna.v1i1.11

Keywords:

Combustion; Aloe vera; Superficial first degree burns; Burn wound healing.

Abstract

Background: Burns (Combustion) are damage to somebody's tissues caused by high-temperature changes, electric shocks, explosions, or exposure to chemicals. First degree (Superficial) burns and Second degree (Partial thickness) burns, and Aloe Vera (Aloe Vera) is a semi-tropical plant, which has a long history and is highly rated as a versatile herb. Aloe vera has potentially significant anti-inflammatory effects. Therefore, it can be used in treating gingivitis, and first to second-degree burns.

Objective: To determine the content and functional substances in aloe vera gel (aloe vera) and to determine the average speed of the healing process of burns using aloe vera gel (Aloe Vera).

Methods: This research is a literature review study by searching for journal articles through Google Search and Google Scholar between 2010-2020.

Results: Based on these three research journal articles, it shows that the content and functional substances in aloe vera gel are saponins that function as antiseptics, aloecin B which accelerates wound healing, and anthraquinone and quinone which have analgesic effects. and the average speed of the burn healing process using aloe vera gel is that in all patients the healing is complete on the 40 the day, while in animals the average healing time is 15 days and 10 days.

Conclusion: It can be concluded that the content and functional substances in aloe vera gel are saponins that can accelerate wound healing, and the average speed of the burn wound healing process using aloe vera gel is complete healing on the 15th day. 10.

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Published

2022-01-19