Development and Standardisation of a Method for Inflicting Frostbite Injury in Rats and Formulation of Essential Oil in Treatment of Frostbite

Kumud Joshi, Danswrang Goyary, Bhaskar Mazumder, Sumit Kishor, Piyali Dey, Yangchen Doma Bhutia, Sanjeev Karmakar, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, Sanjai Kumar Dwivedi
2020 Defence Life Science Journal  
Frostbite is a cold induced injury which occurs due to exposure of a particular site of body to sub-zero temperature. One of the primary reasons for lack of proper studies about the underlying mechanism of frostbite injury is due to non-availability of any reliable animal model and method for inflicting frostbite. In our current research, a device was designed and standardised to inflict frostbite wound in wistar rat. A formulation comprising different combination of essential oils was also
more » ... loped and its activity was assessed and found effective in the treatment of frostbite wound.
doi:10.14429/dlsj.5.15606 fatcat:wrvh3cel5bbojf6pj4jsgufy7m