Treatment of burns using traditional ointment made from extract Alkanna


  • Ali Naghipour Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ilam, Iran
  • Abozar Bastami MA Graduate in Inorganic Chemistry, Payam Noor University of Hamadan, Iran


Alkannatinctoria, BenjekSuzman, Turmeric, Coconut oil, Propolis


Full treatment of burn is a serious problem in the medical field, due to infections of burn wound and slow healing of damaged tissue. In this regard, there are several traditional treatments in various regions of Iran and the use of different plants has a special position. One of the plants, which its positive effects in the treatment of burns had been approved, is Alkannatinctoria, the local name BenjekSuzman. This plant, in combination with some other material, is known as an effective treatment for burns, in Ilam. The aim of this study was to produce an ointment for treating burns and healing of damaged tissue by combining several effective materials in the traditional treatment of burns. For this purpose, we synthesize turmeric oil, Pistaciaatlanticagum, BenjekSuzman root and coconut oil and produce an ointment. Then, we test the effect of this cream on the damaged tissue of several patients who had suffered burns, took photos of the burn wound healing process. The results showed that this ointment has a dramatic effect on the wound healing. To identify compounds in BenjekSuzman, its extract was analyzed by GC/MS. A total of 40 combinations with different percent were identified in BenjekSuzman extract.


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Naghipour, A. ., & Bastami, A. . (2017). Treatment of burns using traditional ointment made from extract Alkanna. Scientific Journal of Review, 6(5), 529-534. Retrieved from