A review of the most important native medicinal plants of Iran with ileum antispasmodic effect

Rouhi-Boroujeni, H. and Nikfarjam, M. and Bahmani, M. (2016) A review of the most important native medicinal plants of Iran with ileum antispasmodic effect. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9 (3). pp. 1263-1269.

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Gastrointestinal diseases are a main cause of mortality in developing countries. In phytomedicine and phytotherapy, medicinal plants are used to treat various gastrointestinal diseases including spasm. The aim of this review article is to report the native medicinal plants of Iran that are effective on ileum spasms. The key words-ileum, intestinal spasm, medicinal plants, extract, essential oil, and Iran were used to search for the relevant articles in some databases such as Google Scholar and Scientific Information Databases. According to the findings of reviewing the selected articles, Teucrium polium, Zataria multiflora, Physalis alkekengi L, Thymus vulgaris, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Allium cepa, Trachyspermum Ammi, Anethum graveolens, Valeriana officinalis, Mentha piperita, Apium graveolens, Allium ampeloprasum, and Pycnocycla spinosa were found to be the most important ileum antispasmodic medicinal plants of Iran. Given the effectiveness of these plants on ileum spasms and the chemical compounds which have been definitely identified in them, the effective and chemical compounds of the presented plants can be investigated to see whether they can be used to produce the drugs effective on diarrhea and ileum spasms.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Folk medicine, Gastrointestinal diseases, Ileum spasms, Iran, Medicinal plants
Subjects: WI Digestive System
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Cellular and Molecular Research Center
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Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2017 09:52
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2017 09:52
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/977

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