A summary on the prominent herbal medicine effective for beauty, skin hygiene and wound healing in Iran

Baharvand-Ahmadi, B. and Bahmani, M. and Rafieian-Kopaei, M. (2016) A summary on the prominent herbal medicine effective for beauty, skin hygiene and wound healing in Iran. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9 (1). pp. 28-33.

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The application of herbs, herbal distillates and other herbal products for curing and healing wounds and burns has a long history in many countries. In countries such as India, Iran and China traditional medicine has a long history. There is valuable information of unknown forest herbs for curing wounds and ulcers. The main aim of this paper is identification of Iranian native herbal medicines which are useful for wound recovery and the beauty of the skin. Books, papers and online electronic sources such as ISI, PubMed, Scopus, Magiran, SID, etc. were used for the identification of herbal medicines with positive effects and the keywords herbal medicine, skin, wound recovery and beauty were used. Numerous herbs can have effective role in the beauty and relief of the skin, which have traditional applications and a potential to be exerted for medical and cosmetic needs. In this regard, 38 different medical herbs effective for skin such as Asafoetida, Thyme, Eucalyptus, Yarrow, Olive, Aloe vera, coconut and Artichoke were identified to be effective. Thus in prospective research, they can be used for processing into medical and hygienic drugs.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Herbal medicine, Hygiene, Iran, Skin
Subjects: WR Dermatology
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
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Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2017 05:02
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2017 05:02
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/952

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