Comparison of the Hemostatic Activity of Quercus persica Jaub. & Spach. (Oak) With Ferric Sulfate in Bony Crypts

Mohammad Reza Nabavizadeh, Arman Zargaran, Fariborz Moazami, Fatemeh Askari, Safoora Sahebi, Alireza Farhadpoor, Pouya Faridi

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Effective tissue hemostasis in periapical surgical site is important in the procedures. Plants with large amount of tannins may act as a local hemostatic agent. We aimed to compare the hemostatic effect of the extract of Quercus persica with one of the common hemostatic material used in periapical surgery. Six standardized bone holes were prepared in the calvaria of 5 Burgundy rabbits. Two hemostatic medicaments were tested for their hemostatic effect and were compared with control defects: Group 1, cotton pellet soaked in 15.5% ferric sulfate solution; Group 2, cotton pellet soaked in pure ethanolic extract of Q. persica. Bleeding score between the groups was compared. The ferric sulfate group exhibited significantly less bleeding than the other 2 groups. Q. persica was found to cause more hemostasis than the control group at 4 and 5 minutes but there were no significant differences between normal saline and Q. persica extract in bleeding control.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-38
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • hemostatic activity
  • Persian medicine
  • Quercus persica

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