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Table 7 Percentage of wound areas contraction of different group of rats

From: Oil from pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) seeds: evaluation of its functional properties on wound healing in rats

Days 1 3 5 7 9 11
Group 1 0 3.5 ± 0.15a 7.15 ± 0.42a 26.63 ± 0.26a 57.15 ± 0.78a 78.75 ± 1.2a
Group 2 0 9.32 ± 0.89b 20.61 ± 0.95b 36.25 ± 1.2b 52.42 ± 0.87b 84.21 ± 0.95b
Group 3 0 14.5 ± 0.68c 21.6 ± 1.12b 45.8 ± 2.6c 66.07 ± 2.69c 91.6 ± 0.7c
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD (n = 6/group). Data with different letters for each column represent significant difference at p < 0.0001. Group 1: rats were treated with saline solution (control group); Group 2: rats were treated with reference drug “Cicaflora cream®”; Groups 3: rats were treated with Cucurbita pepo L. extracted oil