Menstruation Phytotherapy According To Iran Ethnobotanical Sources

Tajallaie-Asl, Faeghe and Mardani, Mahnaz and Shahsavari, Somayeh and Abbaszadeh, Saber (2017) Menstruation Phytotherapy According To Iran Ethnobotanical Sources. J. Pharm. Sci. & Res, 9 (6). pp. 986-990.

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Abstract

Menstruation (bleeding of uterine periods) is a natural, physiological process and part of the active life of young women around the world and most women of reproductive age experience it. Any disruption in the menstrual cycle can cause concern for women; thus it requires accurate assessment of the treatment. Menstrual disorders occur in different age groups in women. These disorders have differential diagnosis and therefore different diagnostic and therapeutic procedures depending on the age group. Attempts were made in this review study to introduce medicinal plants used in Iran Ethnobotanical resources used to treat menstrual disorders. The articles were searched using keyword, such as menstruation, Ethnobotanical, Iran and medicinal plants. Search was carried out in databases, such as ISC, SID, Magiran and a number of other local databases. Based on the results of this study sage, sumac, lion's tail, marjoram, fennel, nettle, yarrow, makhlase, cumin, oregano, thyme, Peganum harmala, red clover, Asteraceae, Teucrium polium, etc. have been used in the treatment of menstrual disorders as medicinal herbs in Iran medicine. These medicinal herbs may be effective against menstrual disorders due to their bioactive substances and antioxidants and pave the way for the implementation of research on and production of natural medicines affecting menstrual disorders. Keywords: Sexual dysfunction, Menstruation, Ethnobotany, Medicinal herbs

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: sobhan rezaiian
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 12:10
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 12:10
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/817

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