The Coffee Powder Creates the New Paradigm of Wound Management
Hendro Sudjono Yuwono* and Ieva Baniasih Akbar
Corresponding Author: Hendro Sudjono Yuwono, Medical Faculty, Universitas Islam Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
Accepted: November 01, 2019
Citation: Yuwono HS & Akbar IB. (2019) The Coffee Powder Creates the New Paradigm of Wound Management. BioMed Res J, 3(S1): 02.
Copyrights: ©2019 Yuwono HS & Akbar IB. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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The coffee powder has inherent capabilities as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial. It is applying the coffee as a topical wound dressing for acute and chronic wounds, encouraging results which are different from the wound dressing known today. The studies of coffee powder for wound healing since 2004 has created an understanding of the growth of the cells in the wound bed that should condemn disturbing for its fast and safe healing process. A layer of coffee powder should stay covering the vulnerable cells to ensure their safety.


Keywords: Coffee powder, Wound healing, Antioxidant, New paradigm