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In vitro evaluation of antibacterial and antioxidant activities of the essential oil and methanol extract of endemic Zataria multiflora Boiss
Abstract The present study was conducted to evaluate in vitro antibacterial and antioxidant properties of essential oil and methanol extracts from a unique and endemic plant, Zataria multifloraExpand
Major flavonoids with antioxidant activity from Teucrium polium L.
Abstract Teucrium polium L. (Lamiaceae) aerial parts are used widely in the daily diet and for medicinal purposes. This plant is used also as a spice and refreshing beverage. Phytochemical andExpand
Bioactivity of major components from the seeds of Bunium persicum (Boiss.) Fedtch.
Zire Kermani (Bunium persicum) is an Iranian plant which is commonly used as antispasmodic, carminative, anti obesity and lactogage. The essential oil and different extracts of the seeds of thisExpand
Protoscolecidal Effect of Berberis vulgaris Root Extract and Its Main Compound, Berberine in Cystic Echinococcosis
Background Cystic echinococcosis (CE), a zoonotic parasitic infection caused by the metacestode (larvae) stage of dog tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus and recognized as a major economic and publicExpand
Immunomodulatory Activity of Aqueous Extract of Heracleum persicum Desf. in Mice
Studies have demonstrated that plant extracts possess various biological characteristics, including immunomodulatory activity. Heracleum persicum Desf. (Apiaceae), a medicinal plant native to Iran,Expand
Antifungal, Antileishmanial, and Cytotoxicity Activities of Various Extracts of Berberis vulgaris (Berberidaceae) and Its Active Principle Berberine
In this study, in vitro antidermatophytic activity against Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton rubrum, Microsporum canis, and Microsporum gypseum was studied by disk diffusion test andExpand
Otostegia persica. as a Source of Natural Antioxidants
Abstract The antioxidant activity of different extracts of aerial parts of Otostegia persica. (Burm.) Boiss., Labiateae were evaluated using β-carotene bleaching and lipid peroxidation models. TheExpand
Antileishmanial and Cytotoxic Effects of Essential Oil and Methanolic Extract of Myrtus communis L.
Plants used for traditional medicine contain a wide range of substances that can be used to treat various diseases such as infectious diseases. The present study was designed to evaluate theExpand
Bioassay screening of the essential oil and various extracts from 4 spices medicinal plants.
Four commonly used spices plants in Iran were evaluated for cytotoxicity effect using Brine Shrimp Lethality (BSL) assay. Essential oils and various extracts of Heracleum persicum, Nigella arvensis,Expand