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Phytotherapy for anxiety in Iran: A review of the most important Anti-Anxiety medicinal plants

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(2016) Phytotherapy for anxiety in Iran: A review of the most important Anti-Anxiety medicinal plants. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. pp. 1235-1241. ISSN 09742115 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Background: Anxiety refers to an unpleasant feeling with vague fear with no definite content, and includes uncertainty, inability, and physiological arousal. Anxiety can be a debilitating factor for many daily activities, and may even cause adverse physiological effects on normal functions of the body. Several chemical drugs are used to treat anxiety disorders. However, most of these drugs are associated with several side effects and if they are discontinued, relapse of disorders is likely. Because many of the medicinal plants play a role in treating anxiety and many other diseases, and are used abundantly in traditional medicine, the aim of this review article is to report the native medicinal plants of Iran that are used to treat anxiety. Methods: In this work, the keywords, anxiety, medicinal plants, extract, essential oil, and Iran were searched for in some databases such as Google Scholar and Scientific Information Database to retrieve and analyze relevant articles. Results: According to the findings, Lavandula stricta Del, Pimpinella anisum, Achillea millefolium, citrus species, Trigonella foenum-graecum, Cassia fistula, Passiflora incarnate, and Rosa damascene were the most important native medicinal plants of Iran with anti-Anxiety property.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Nikfarjam, M.UNSPECIFIED
Bahmani, M.UNSPECIFIED
Heidari-Soureshjani, S.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Anxiety Iran Medicinal plants Psychiatric diseases Achillea millefolium extract Cassia fistula extract essential oil fenugreek extract Lavandula extract Passiflora incarnata extract Pimpinella anisum extract plant extract Rosa damascene extract unclassified drug anxiolytic agent Achillea anise Cassia fistula Citrus fenugreek human Lavandula stricta medicinal plant nonhuman Passiflora incarnate phytochemistry phytotherapy Review Rosa damascene Article lavender Passiflora rose
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Page Range: pp. 1235-1241
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 9
Number: 3
ISSN: 09742115 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/1389

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