Comparison of Refined and Crude Indigo Naturalis Ointment in Treating Psoriasis
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of refined oil extract ointment and crude ointment from indigo naturalis in the treatment of psoriatic vulgaris.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
refined indigo naturalis ointment, crude indigo naturalis ointment
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Enrolling by invitation
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01022502
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. The common name of indigo also refers to Baptisia or Amorpha genera (FABACEAE).
An indole-dione that is obtained by oxidation of indigo blue. It is a MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITOR and high levels have been found in urine of PARKINSONISM patients.
A mixture of liquid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. It is used as laxative, lubricant, ointment base, and emollient.
A colloidal system of semisolid hydrocarbons obtained from PETROLEUM. It is used as an ointment base, topical protectant, and lubricant.
Non-ionic surfactant of the polyethylene glycol family. It is used as a solubilizer and emulsifying agent in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, often as an ointment base, and also as a research tool.
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