A review of the antiparasitic medicinal plants used in ethnobotany of different regions of Iran

Bahmani, Mohammad-Parsa. and Bahmani, Mahmoud. and Shahsavari, Somayeh. and Naghdi, Nasrollah. and Ezatpour, Behrouz. and Moradniani, Mosayeb. and Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmoud. and Sari, Majid. (2016) A review of the antiparasitic medicinal plants used in ethnobotany of different regions of Iran. Der Pharma Chemica, 8 (2). pp. 134-138.


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Parasitic diseases are considered the most prevalent infectious diseases worldwide, involving half of global population particularly in developing countries. Given the necessity of producing nature- and plant-based drugs for parasitic diseases, this study is to report the medicinal plants used in different regions of Iran. In this review article, the terms parasite, ethnobotany, and medicinal plants were used to search for the articles, the books, and the documents about Iran traditional medicine in domestic and international databases including Information, SID Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, Islamic World Science Citation Center, Magiran. Satureja, wormwood, Artemisia Zagros, tobacco, Sisymbrium irio, walnuts, nettle, garlic, zucchini and chamomile are the most important antiparasitic medicinal plants of Iran.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By 3
Uncontrolled Keywords: Parasitic diseases, Medicinal plants, Iran
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2017 09:50
Last Modified: 29 May 2018 04:39
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1026

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