- Volume 21 Issue 2
The effect of natural products(drug 1, drug 2) on hair growth of frontal scalp of ten stumptailed macaques was investigated in period of 12 months. Drug 1 conteins extracts of Angelica gigantis Radix ok. and drug 2 conteins extracts of Corm Fructus, etc. Photographs of close view of the frontal scalp were taken once every month and folliclogram analysis has been done at pretretment and on 5th, 10th and 12th month after treatment. Drug 1 showed only slight effect or no effect on hair growth and drug 2 exhibited a significant degree of hair regrowth, but the control group exhibited a definite degree of regrowth and increasing density of vellum hair. Also, the physiological parameters, such as body weight, blood pressure, heart rate, serum levels of androgens, hematological measures during the treatment of drug 1, drug 2, and vehicle, were within normal limits. It indicates the drug 2 is the possible appearance of new summit of hair growth.