During this time drugs, herbs, vitamins, amino acids or minerals that effect blood clotting mechanisms should be avoided prior to surgery. If the trauma was not surgical than the patient must be assessed for any condition that will effect clotting mechanisms.
Vitamin A - enhances early inflammatory phase Bromelain and adequate protein intake - prevents prolonging inflammatory phase Vitamin C - enhances neutropil migration and lymphocyte transformation
Vitamin C - necessary for collagen synthesis Centella asiatica - promotes type-1 collagen synthesis Glucosamine - enhances hyaluronic acid production Vitamin A - promotes epithelial cell differentiation Zinc - required for DNA synthesis, cell division and protein synthesis Calendula succus and Aloe vera - support formation of granulation tissue
Protein deficiency - inhibits wound remodeling