The potency of Binahong leaves (Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis) to recovery process of wound in the livestock
Rita Purwasih, Fika Ayu Safitri
Available Online July 2017.
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- Binahong, wound healing
- Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis, in Indonesian is binahong, is a creeping plant with a length can reach 6 meters. Binahong originated from the United Stated and be classified in Family Basellaceae. In Indonesia, binahong often be used for traditional medicines to treat diabetes, relieve shortness of breath, stabilize blood pressure, coughing and vomiting blood, lung disease, accelerate wound healing process, restoring bruised, headache, hives, immune system, nose bleeding, prevent stokes and health problems after the surgery and childbirth. Binahong contains several active compounds, such as saponins, alkaloids, polyphenols, flavonoids, and glycosides that have an effect on the wound healing process. The extract of binahong leaf is made to retain the active compound content which is inside the leaf binahong in order to still have effect as anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and as an analgesic. The purpose of this review is to educate the public about the benefits of leaves binahong and examine some researches related to the effects of leaf binahong on the health of livestock. Several studies have been conducted to prove that the leaf extract binahong positively influence on the process of wound healing in a rabbit uterine post partum; wound healing Staphylococcus aureus infection in mice; reduction of surface area burns Sprague Dawley rats; re-epithelialization of the epidermis in burns Sprague Dawley rats; accelerate the healing of cuts in the duration of swiss Webster male mice; test the effectiveness of binahong leaf extract ointment (Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis) in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) were infected with the bacteria staphylococcus aureus. The conclusion of this review article is binahong leaf extract can accelerate the wound healing process in animals that can be potentially as a treatment alternative
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TY - CONF AU - Rita Purwasih AU - Fika Ayu Safitri PY - 2017/07 DA - 2017/07 TI - The potency of Binahong leaves (Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis) to recovery process of wound in the livestock BT - 1st International Conference in One Health (ICOH 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 211 EP - 215 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoh-17.2018.41 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoh-17.2018.41 ID - Purwasih2017/07 ER -