Identification of medicinal plants affecting on headaches and migraines in Lorestan Province, West of Iran

Delfan, B. and Bahmani, M. and Hassanzadazar, H. and Saki, K. and Rafieian Kopaei, M. (2014) Identification of medicinal plants affecting on headaches and migraines in Lorestan Province, West of Iran. ASIAN PACIFIC JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE, 7 (1). S376-S379.

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Abstract

Objective: To identify medicinal plants witch are used for headaches and migraines treatment in Lorestan province of Iran. Methods: Traditional medical herbs information was acquired from indigenous people with the cooperation of health centers of Doroud, Borujerd, Khorramabad, Aleshtar Poldokhtar, Aligoodarz, Nourabad and Kouhdasht cities. The prepared questionnaires were given to trained health volunteers. They attended in the villages and recorded people beliefs in herbal therapy by the questionnaires. Results: The results of this study showed that people used 15 herbs traditionally to treat headaches. Because of the importance of the medicinal plants in the study area, it is neccessary to determine sociological studies the plenty of plant species. Conclusions: Because of the widespread use of traditional medicinal plants and high tendency to herbal medicine and traditional medicine, more extensive researches should be designed in several areas of pharmacy and pharmacology of medicinal plants to prepare proper information for pharmaceutical industries.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WL Nervous system
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2017 08:58
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2017 08:58
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2068

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