An ethnopharmacological study on Verbascum species: From conventional wound healing use to scientific verification

Suntar I., Tatli I. I. , Akkol E. K. , Keles H., KAHRAMAN Ç. , Akdemir Z.

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, cilt.132, sa.2, ss.408-413, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 132 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jep.2010.08.004
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.408-413


Aim of the study: The leaves, flowers, and whole aerial parts of Verbascum L (Scrophulariaceae) species are used to treat eczema and other types of inflammatory skin conditions and as a desiccant for wounds in Turkish traditional medicine. In the present study, the methanolic extracts of 13 Verbascum species growing in Turkey, including Verbascum chionophyllum Hub.-Mor., Verbascum cilicicum Boiss., Verbascum dudleyanum (Hub-Mar.) Hub.-Mor., Verbascum lasianthum Boiss.. Verbascum latisepalum Hub.-Mor.. Verbascum mucronatum Lam., Verbascum olympicum Boiss., Verbascum pterocalycinum var. mutense Hub.-Mor., Verbascum pycnostachyum Boiss. & Heldr., Verbascum salviifolium Boiss., Verbascum splendidum Boiss., Verbascum stachydifolium Boiss. & Heldr and Verbascum uschackense (Murb.) Hub.-Mor. were assessed for their in vivo wound healing activity.