A study on anti-diabetic and anti-hypertension herbs used in Lorestan province, Iran

Delfan, Bahram. and Saki, Kourosh. and Bahmani, Mahmoud. and Rangsaz, Nader. and Delfan, Mohammad. and Mohseni, Nima. and shirzad, Hedayatollah. and Babaeian, Zahra. (2014) A study on anti-diabetic and anti-hypertension herbs used in Lorestan province, Iran. Journal of HerbMed Pharmacology, 3.


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<p><strong>Introduction:</strong> Diabetes and hypertension are amongst the most prevalent diseases in the world, while they can be controlled and prevented, create many problems and complications for affected patients. This study was aimed to identify and report the most important and effective herbs for diabetes and high blood pressure treatment in Lorestan province (West of Iran). </p> <p><strong>Methods:</strong> By gathering and integrating indigenous data from local inhabitants of Lorestan, Iran, the goal of this study was accomplished. Data were gathered by cooperation of the agents of public health services network all over the towns of Dorud, Boroujerd, Khorramabad, Aleshtar, Poledokhtar, Aligoodarz, Nurabad and Kouhdasht. </p> <p><strong>Results:</strong> Results of this study showed that there were overall 17 medicinal plants which were used for treatment and controlling of diabetes and high blood pressure. </p> <p> <strong>Conclusion: </strong>Medicinal plants reported in this study are indigenous to the Lorestan province. Some of the foresaid herbs seem to have some unknown therapeutic effects which are reported in this study for the first time, and some others have various known therapeutic effects mentioned in other similar studies. It is essential for researchers to find out the actuality of clinical effectiveness of the herbs and their active substances. Once the positive effects of these herbs proved, it would be possible to produce drugs which are useful in curing and controlling diabetes and hypertension.</p>

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lorestan province Herbs Traditional medicine Diabetes High blood pressure Iran
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
WG Cardiovascular System
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology
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Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2017 07:10
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2018 10:10
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4731

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