MANOUCHEHRI, Aliasghar and Shakib*, Pegah and Nazer, Mohamad Reza and DARVISHI, Mohammad and BIGLARYAN, Fakher (2021) THE MOST IMPORTANT MEDICINAL PLANTS AFFECTING BEE STINGS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW STUDY. Uludağ Arıcılık Dergisi – Uludag Bee Journal.


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Bee stings are one of the most common insect bites. In some insects, including bees, the sting, along with the venom gland, is separates from the bees' body after the bite and remains at the site of the bite. Bee stings are associated with symptoms such as redness of the skin, itching, allergic reactions causing infection, headache, dizziness, nausea, chest pain, suffocation, breathing difficulty, and paralysis of the bite area. This review study was conducted to identify Iranian medicinal plants for the treatment of bee stings. It was used to review articles in Iranian ethnobotanical sources and articles. Keywords such as bee sting, bee sting, medicinal plants, ethnobotany, identification of medicinal plants and Iran were used. Databases such as ISI Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, ISC, ISID, Magiran and Google Scholar were used to review articles and resources. Medicinal plants such as Aloe vera, Calendula officinalis, Ruta graveolens L., Allium sativum, Heliotropium ramosissimum, Allium cepa L., Taraxacum officinale L., Rosa canina L., Petroselinum crispum, Verbascum songaricum Schrenk., Vitex pseudonegundo, Ment eriophora DC., Peganum harmala L, Citrullus colocynthis, Ocimum basilicum, Curcuma longa were among the most important medicinal plants used in Iranian ethnobotanical sources to treat bee stings. The most common plant families used for bee stings include Asteraceae and Lamiaceae. Also, the most plant organs used in bee stings included leaves (37%), shoots (20%) and flowers (14%). This study lists a number of plants that have been introduced in different parts of Iran as a treatment and antidote against bee stings and bee stings. This study introduces a number of herbs that are used in different parts of Iran as a treatment against bee stings. We believe that the plants can be used as herbal remedies and antidotes against bee stings. Lack of natural, useful and effective drugs for the treatment of bites leads to the expansion of research on effective and natural drugs for patients with bites.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2021 04:38
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 04:38

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