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Efficacy of Olive Leaf Extract in the Treatment of Minor Oral Aphthous Ulcers

Efficacy of Olive Leaf Extract in the Treatment of Minor Oral Aphthous Ulcers

  1. Johan73
    Abstract: This research is a double blinded clinical study that tries to assay the thrapeutical effects of
    olive leaf extract on the oral minor aphthous ulcers in comparison with dexametasone mouth wash.
    The statistical society of the study was 80 patients which were equally divided into 2 groups. One
    group received olive leaf extract and the other group received dexametasone mouth wash (elixir 0.1%).
    The diameter of ulcers measured by periodontal prob(Williams) and the amount of pain determined by
    visual scale analysis. The data were collected on the first, third and fifth day after beginning of the
    treatment. The result showed that there is no significant difference between two groups based on size and pain reduction (p>0.05). The results were statistically analyzed by Greenhouse Geisser Test and Q
    square (p