Medicinal Plants of the Family Lamiaceae in Pain Therapy: A Review

@article{Uritu2018MedicinalPO,
  title={Medicinal Plants of the Family Lamiaceae in Pain Therapy: A Review},
  author={Cristina Mariana Uritu and Cosmin Teodor Mihai and Gabriela Dumitriṭa Stanciu and Gianina Dodi and Teodora Alexa-Stratulat and Andrei Luca and Maria-Magdalena Leon-Constantin and Raluca Ştefănescu and Veronica Bild and Silvia Melnic and Bogdan Ionel Tamba},
  journal={Pain Research \& Management},
  year={2018},
  volume={2018}
}
Recently, numerous side effects of synthetic drugs have lead to using medicinal plants as a reliable source of new therapy. Pain is a global public health problem with a high impact on life quality and a huge economic implication, becoming one of the most important enemies in modern medicine. The medicinal use of plants as analgesic or antinociceptive drugs in traditional therapy is estimated to be about 80% of the world population. The Lamiaceae family, one of the most important herbal… 

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