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Phytotherapy in Leishmania infantum and Leishmania tropica

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(2017) Phytotherapy in Leishmania infantum and Leishmania tropica. International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research. pp. 1337-1343. ISSN 0976-2612

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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.

Item Type: Article
Rafieian-Kopaei, M.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: medicinal herbs traditional medicine Leishmania infantum Leishmania tropica Iran in-vitro antileishmanial activity cutaneous leishmaniasis ferula-persica cassia-fistula balb/c mice plant coumarins cells sesquiterpenes Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology
Page Range: pp. 1337-1343
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 8
Number: 2
ISSN: 0976-2612
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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