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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 183-188

A Descriptive Study of Medicinal Plants and Polyherbal Formulation Prescribed for Patients in Persian Medicine Clinic (Salamatkadeh) Affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2016)


1 Department of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics,Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Iranian Traditional Medicine, School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Mahbubeh Bozorgi
Department of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Persian medicine has a long history in Iran. Iranian People use Persian medicine for various reasons like efficacy and economic benefits. In recent years, WHO strategies were focused on developing traditional medicine to ensure public health protection especially in developing countries. Based on these strategies and to spread correct knowledge of Persian medicine in society, Persian medicine clinic (Salamatkadeh) affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences was established in 2007. Until now no study was performed about medicinal plants and polyherbal formulations prescribed for patients in this clinic. This study aimed to provide detailed descriptions about medicinal plants and polyherbal formulations presented in Persian medicine clinic. Data were collected from medical record information during June to December 2016. Obtained data were analyzed with SPSS v. 23. As the result of this study there were 5586 people whom referred to Persian medicine clinic during the study period. 109 types of medicinal plants and 170 polyherbal formulations are prescribed by physicians. Matricaria chamomilla (11%) and Kabed (herbal preparation for alleviating liver disorders) (7%) were the most commonly used medicinal plants and polyherbal formulations respectively. According to Persian medicine, most usable herbal medicines detected in this study have varies applications and some of them have not been studied yet. Investigation of the key usages can be subjected for future studies.


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