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The most common native medicinal plants used for psychiatric and neurological disorders in Urmia city, northwest of Iran

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(2014) The most common native medicinal plants used for psychiatric and neurological disorders in Urmia city, northwest of Iran. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. S895-S901. ISSN 22221808 (ISSN)

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Objective: To determine and introduce medicinal plants used in the treatment of psychological disorders in Urmia city of Iran. Methods: Direct observation, interviews and collection of herbarium native medicinal herbs were used in this study. Questionnaires included herbalists' personal information, native herbs list to include local name of plant, used organ, application methods and therapeutic effect of the plant. Samples that listed in the questionnaires were collected to determine the genus and species. Results: By interviews, 22 medicinal plants of 10 families were determined in Urmia city. Asteraceae family had the most therapeutic effects (32). Seeds of plants were the most used organs and common application method of plants was decoction (80). Conclusions: Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants offers new ideas for modern pharmaceutical science. These study results might be tested experimentally in order to produce new herbal remedies for management of neurological and psychiatric disorders. © 2014 Asian Pacific Tropical Medicine Press.

Item Type: Article
Rafieian-Kopaei, M.UNSPECIFIED
Hassanzadazar, H.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Iran Medicinal plants Neurological and psychiatric disorders Urmia herbaceous agent Achillea Alhagi camelorum Amygdalus kotschyi Anthemis tinctoria Article basil Centaurea cyanus chicory Coronilla varia Datura stramonium drug effect Echium italicum fruit herb herbal medicine human Hypericum perforatum Inula oculus christi medicinal plant mental disease neurologic disease Papaver rhoeas Pimpinella affinis plant identification plant leaf plant seed plant stem Pyrus salicifolia questionnaire quince rhizome shoot Solanum dulcamara Solanum nigrum Stachys lavandulifolia Tanacetum parthenium traditional healer treatment planning Valeriana officinalis
Page Range: S895-S901
Journal or Publication Title: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 4
Number: S2
Identification Number:
ISSN: 22221808 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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