Phytotherapy in Leishmania infantum and Leishmania tropica

Naserifar, Razi and Bahmani, Mahmoud and Abdi, Jahangir and Abbaszadeh, Saber and Adineh, Seyed Hossein and Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmoud (2017) Phytotherapy in Leishmania infantum and Leishmania tropica. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH, 8. pp. 1337-1343.

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Abstract Leishmaniasis is a tropical zoonotic disease, transferred from conveyer sandflies. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis is the second common disease after malaria, prevalent in many tropical countries of the world. Using herbal medicines as anti-Leishmania is the current world's research hot topic. In this review article, we tried to report Iran's medicinal plants that are effective on Leishmania protozoan infantum and tropica. For this study, articles were searched by the following keywords: Leishmania, Leishmania infantum, Leishmania tropica, herbs, extract, essence, and Iran. Data from databases were searched, including Google Scholar, ISC, SID, Magiran and a number of other databases. The relevant articles were identified. Ultimately, 7 relevant articles were selected and reviewed for the study. Based on the obtained results, it was found that Flavanoles and Flavonoids Glycosides, from catechins category and flavonoids such as epigalocatechins, epicatechin gallate, epicatechin, galocatechins, catechin, 2-methyl butyl amide, quercetin, kaempferol, echinasin, echinacosid, echinolon, homolon, caryophyllene, ceteroles, chromones, flavonoids, antraquinon, dyterpenoides, Tripenoids, catechin, furfural, chromon, chrisofanin, derivatives of sesquiterpens, coumarin, sulfur compounds, coumarin glycosides, sulfur compounds of disulfide and trisulfide are important components of Echinacea herbs, Iranian shallots, Green tea, Khoi coma, Coma plain, cassia, and pistachio are effective herbs on Leishmania infantum and tropica in Iran. Keywords Author Keywords:medicinal herbs; traditional medicine; Leishmania infantum; Leishmania tropica; Iran

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 12:14
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 12:14

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