The effects of nutritional and medicinal mastic herb (Pistacia atlantica)

Bahmani, Mahmoud. and Saki, Kourosh. and Asadbeygi, Mohsen. and Adineh, Ahmad. and Saberianpour, Shirin. and Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmoud. and Bahmani, Fariba. and Bahmani, Ehsan. (2015) The effects of nutritional and medicinal mastic herb (Pistacia atlantica). Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research (1). pp. 646-653.


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A wide variety of medicinal plants are used as pharmaceutical agents in the treatment of diseases, in Iran. One type of these plants is the mastic. The Genus of mastic is Pistacia and its family is Anacardiaceae. This genus has eleven species, some of them in Asia and the Mediterranean area, have many medical, social and economic importance. The main aim this study we review to present the new achievements in medical, social and economic uses of mastic. The results showed that N. sativa has many therapeutic effects such as antioxidant Activity, analgesic, antiInflammatory, antimicrobial, anticancer, antidiabetic, anticholinesterase, so it can be used as a valuable plant for producing of drugs in treatment of so many disorders and diseases.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Diseases; Medical applications, Anti-oxidant activities; Economic importance; Iran; Mastic; Medicinal plants; Pharmaceutical agents; Pistacia atlantica; Therapeutic effects, Plants (botany), analgesic activity; antidiabetic activity; antiinflammatory activity; antimicrobial activity; antineoplastic activity; antioxidant activity; cholinesterase inhibition; leishmaniasis; nonhuman; nutritional value; phytochemistry; Pistacia; Pistacia atlantica; Pistacia lentiscus; plant structures; Review; socioeconomics
Subjects: QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
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Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2017 04:26
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2018 09:18

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