Five Pistacia species (P. vera, P. atlantica, P. terebinthus, P. khinjuk, and P. lentiscus): A Review of Their Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry, and Pharmacology

@article{Bozorgi2013FivePS,
  title={Five Pistacia species (P. vera, P. atlantica, P. terebinthus, P. khinjuk, and P. lentiscus): A Review of Their Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry, and Pharmacology},
  author={Mahbubeh Bozorgi and Zahra Memariani and Masumeh Mobli and Mohammad Hossein Salehi Surmaghi and Mohammad Reza Shams-Ardekani and Roja Rahimi},
  journal={The Scientific World Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={2013}
}
Pistacia, a genus of flowering plants from the family Anacardiaceae, contains about twenty species, among them five are more popular including P. vera, P. atlantica, P. terebinthus, P. khinjuk, and P. lentiscus. Different parts of these species have been used in traditional medicine for various purposes like tonic, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, antihypertensive and management of dental, gastrointestinal, liver, urinary tract, and respiratory tract disorders. Scientific findings also revealed the… Expand
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