Aloe vera and virgin coconut oil (Vco) accelerate healing process in domestic cat (felis domesticus) suffering from scabies

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to know the formula in making Aloe vera gel cream with VCO to create a scabies medicine and know which treatment gives the fastest healing effect of scabies in domestic cats in Mojokerto. The first step is to extract Aloe vera by infundation method, phytochemical identification test, making Aloe vera cream, testing the washing power of the cream, and testing the effect of Aloe vera gel cream on 32 cats suffering from scabies in Mojokerto, then the skin of cats suffering from scabies scraped and observed under a microscope to observe the ectoparasites that cause scabies in cats. Cats were divided into 4 treatments namely A, B, C and D. The results of this study indicated skin scrapping on 32 cats scabies in Mojokerto, exist 26 cats that were positive for Notoedres cati, 2 cats positive for Sarcoptes scabiei and 4 cats are negative. Formulas used for the manufacture of creams included stearic acid, triethanolamine, adeps lanae, paraffin liquid, VCO, nipagin, nipasol, aquades, and Aloe vera. The results of the three groups of cream formulas B, C, D caused a significant cure in cats suffering from scabies compared to control group A.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)699-704
Number of pages6
JournalIraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences
Volume35
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2021

Keywords

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Cat
  • Medicine
  • Scabies
  • Virgin coconut oil

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