Wound healing, growth factors & chlorophyll

Chlorophyll. An experimental study of its water soluble derivatives in wound healing. Smith L, Livingston A. Chlorophyll.¬† Am. J. Surg. 1943. 62:358-369 Wound healing involves an inflammatory (exudative) phase and a¬†proliferative tissue growth and repair phase that presumably involves growth stimulating factors. This study tested various water soluble chlorophyll preparations…

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Grass juice stimulates growth in laboratory rats

Kohler G, Elvehjem C, Hart E.¬†Science. 1936. 445 Growth of rats increases on a diet of milk produced on summer pasture compared with milk produced from winter feeding conditions. i.e. fodder. When grass juice was added to the winter milk diet, growth doubled from 2 to 4 grams a day….

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