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Preferring the use of medicinal plants instead of antidepressants

By: Mina Shahroudi, Rahele Zhiani, Mohsen Bararsani, Javad sharafkhani

Key Words: Drugs, Valeriana officinalis, Citrus aurantium, Avena sativa, Ocimum basilicum

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 11(4), 37-47, October 2017.

Certification: jbes 2017 0082 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

Understanding the chemical composition of some plants helps us to provide better treatments with fewer side effects. Examining the chemical structure of these plants, for example, is effective in improving the treatment of depression: “Milkweed”, “Valeriana officinalis”, “Citrus aurantium”, “Avena sativa”, “Ocimum basilicum”, “Echium”, “Hypericum perforatum”, “Rosa”, “Crocus sativus”, “Crocus sativus”, “Dracocephalum”, “Lavandula”, “Papaver”, “Matricaria chamomilla”, “Rosmarinus officinalis”, ‘Hypericum perforatum”. Multiple human clinical trials provide preliminary positive evidence of antidepressant efficacy (Echium amoenum, Crocus sativus and Rhodiola rosea) and anxiolytic activity (Matricaria recutita, Ginkgo biloba, Passiflora incanata, E. ammonium and Scutellaria lateriflora). In all these plants, flavonoids inhibit the efficacy of the plant against neurode generative diseases and depression. There are other factors as well as play a role in the efficacy. Among these factors include: Fntylamyn in sour orange and synephrine, alkaloids, phenols, serotonin, terpenes and monoterpenes, lignans, linalool, anthocyanins, barbiturates and benzodiazepines on a milk weed plant.

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Mina Shahroudi, Rahele Zhiani, Mohsen Bararsani, Javad sharafkhani.
Preferring the use of medicinal plants instead of antidepressants.
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