<em>Haplophyllum tuberculatum</em>: An overview

Raissi, A. and Arbabi, M. and Roustakhiz, J. and Hosseini, M. (2016) <em>Haplophyllum tuberculatum</em>: An overview. Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology, 5.


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<p>Introduction: Haplophyllum tuberculatum, belonging to the Rutaceae family, is distributed in south-eastern regions of Iran, particularly in Baloochestan. This study was aimed to investigate and collect scientific reports such as morphological characteristics, phytochemical compounds, ecology, biotechnology and evaluation of the therapeutic properties of this valuable medicinal plant.Methods: In order to gather the information the keywords Haplophyllum tuberculatum, botany, genetic, biotechnology, therapeutic, and pharmacology were searched until 2016 from journals accessible in databases such as Scopus, EBSCO, Science Direct, Medline, PubMed, Embase, SID and Iran Medex.Results: The results in this study revealed various pharmacological properties including anti-cancer, antioxidantant, uterus-relaxing, anti-bacterial and anti-HIV activities for this plant which are probably due to the presence of aromatic compounds such as two alkaloids named haplophytin-a and B, and essential oils.Conclusion: Haplophyllum tuberculatum possesses various pharmacological properties and the bioactive molecules of this plant play an important role in human health, hence, it might be used for different drug productions.</p>

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Haplophyllum tuberculatum,Medicinal plant,Sistan and Baloochestan
Subjects: QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2017 10:05
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2017 03:18
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4700

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