Herbal Remedies Connected to Malaria like Fever in Iranian Ancient Medicinal Books- Brief Review Article.

  • Azadeh Ghiaee Dept. of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Traditional Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Farzaneh Naghibi Traditional Medicine and Materia Medica Research Centre (TMRC), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Tehran, Iran.
  • Somayeh Esmaeili Dept. of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Traditional Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mahmoud Mosaddegh Traditional Medicine and Materia Medica Research Centre (TMRC), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Malaria, Medicinal plant, Plasmodium, Traditional medicine

Abstract

Malaria is a major international public health problem. Drug-resistant parasites have made treatment and control of malaria more difficult. Therefore, safe, affordable and effective new drugs are urgently needed. Traditional medicine is an important source for new drugs. Determining the ancient medicinal books was the first step of this study for finding malaria or disease that has symptoms like malaria. Then the plants that used to treat “Ghebbe Khalesseh fever” were listed. Finally, recent antimalarial researches were explored. About 31 plants were identified. Information from these resources is valuable for the selection of plants for antiplasmodial screening programs.

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Ghiaee A, Naghibi F, Esmaeili S, Mosaddegh M. Herbal Remedies Connected to Malaria like Fever in Iranian Ancient Medicinal Books- Brief Review Article. IJPA. 9(4):553-9.
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