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Table 2 Different types of wound dressings for the delivery of plant-based constituents

From: Medicinal plants and their components for wound healing applications

S. no. Types of dressings Formulations Reference
1. Films - Chitosan films containing basic fibroblast growth factor on wound healing
- Gelatin film dressings
- Polyox and carrageenan based composite film dressings containing anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory drugs
- Biocomposite films of carrageenan/locust bean gum for transdermal delivery of curcumin.
[63, 64]
2. Fibers - Mathematical model for collagen fiber
- Micro-nanofibers for wound healing application
- PVA blended nanofiber matrix for wound healing
- Titanium fiber mesh
- Curcumin loaded alginate—gelatin composite fibers
- Biopolymeric, nanopatterned fibrous carriers for wound healing
[65,66,67]
3. Hydrogels - Alginate based hydrogels
- Glycosaminoglycan hydrogel
- Ag/graphene hydrogel
- Dextran hydrogel
[68,69,70]
4. Scaffolds - Tissue scaffolds for skin wound healing
- Gelatin nano fibers scaffolds
- Dextrin hydrogel scaffolds
- Peptide nano fiber scaffolds
- Fibrin-based scaffolds
[71, 72]
5. Ointment - Hypericum perforatum oil-based ointment
- Herbal ointment of leaf extract of Jatropha curcas
[73, 74]