The Effectiveness of Crocodile Oil Extract Ointment on the Treatment of Burns in Mice (Mus musculus)

Authors

  • Sarce Makaba
  • Rosmin M. Tingginehe
  • Yacob Ruru

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2835

Keywords:

Burn, crocodile oil extract, effectiveness, ointment

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the crocodile oil extract ointment in the
treatment of burns in mice (Mus musculus). The research found that the ointment of crocodile oil extract
has an effect in the healing of burns in mice (Mus musculus), with the best concentration of 30% of the
crocodile oil extract ointment dose. Moreover, the ointment met the standard on the basis of organoleptic
and homogeneity tests. The ointment of crocodile oil extract with concentrations of 30% and 50% has the
healing activity degree II-A burns in mice (Mus musculus). The best percentage of reductions in average
burns in mice was the ointment with a concentration of 30%. Further study needs to be done in the healing
of wound in human skin

Author Biographies

Sarce Makaba

Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia

Rosmin M. Tingginehe

Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia

Yacob Ruru

Department of Statistics,
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Sarce Makaba, Rosmin M. Tingginehe, & Yacob Ruru. (2021). The Effectiveness of Crocodile Oil Extract Ointment on the Treatment of Burns in Mice (Mus musculus). Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 1114-1121. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2835