A review on most important herbal and synthetic antihelmintic drugs

Bahmani, M. and Rafieian-Kopaei, M. and Hassanzadazar, H. and Saki, K. and Karamati, S.A. and Delfan, B. (2014) A review on most important herbal and synthetic antihelmintic drugs. ASIAN PACIFIC JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE, 7 (1). S29-S33.


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Parasites and parasitic diseases are widely spread in the world. Their adverse effects on health and social economic society cause tremendous public health problems. Parasitic infections in different ways (water, soil, food and vegetables) can affect humans and induce other complications such as gastrointestinal disorders, malnutrition, anemia and allergies and sometimes even life threatening. Medicinal plants are being widely used, either as a single drug or in combination with synthetic drugs. These medicinal plants are considered as a valuable source of unique natural products and drugs for development of medicines against various disorders and diseases. In this article the recently published papers about medicinal plants and parasites were reviewed, using scientific sites such as Medline, PubMed and Google Scholar. The used terms included: herbal medicine, medicinal plants, and antihelmintic drugs, antinematoda, anticestoda, antitrematoda. From the above collected literature it might be concluded that these plants are promising potential sources for preparation of new drugs or for pharmacological and therapeutic applications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Herbal medicine; Medicinal plant; Antihelmintic drugs; Antinematoda; Anticestoda
Subjects: QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
QY Clinical Pathology
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2017 08:54
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2017 03:06
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2067

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