Volume 2, Issue 1 (6-2020)                   Plant Biotechnol Persa 2020, 2(1): 61-62 | Back to browse issues page

XML Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Karimi E. Alzheimer's: Phytotherapy and the most important herbs in the treatment of Alzheimer's. Plant Biotechnol Persa. 2020; 2 (1) :61-62
URL: http://pbp.medilam.ac.ir/article-1-36-en.html
Biotechnology and Medicinal Plants Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran , elahehkarimi3913@gmail.com
Abstract:   (1443 Views)
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. This disease is associated with profound effects on intelligence, self-care, speech impairment, and dysfunction, motor functional and cognitive impairment. This letter discusses some of the most important herbal plants used for Alzheimer's disease. Herbs such as Petroselinum crispum, Thymus vulgaris, Hypericum perforatum, Matricaria chamomilla, Salvia officinalis, Allium sativum, Ziziphus jujube, Lavandula officinalis, Curcuma longa, Salvia Rosmarinus and Cyperus rotundus are considered to treat Alzheimer's. Medicinal herbs can be used in the treatment of Alzheimer's and they can be produced in the future as effective natural anti-Alzheimer's drugs.
Keywords: Alzheimer|Disease ,
Full-Text [PDF 125 kb]   (739 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Letter to editor | Subject: Phytomedicine
Received: 2020/03/14 | Accepted: 2020/04/2 | Published: 2020/06/20

1. Agronin ME. practical Guide in Psychiatry. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Co;2004.pp: 72-280.
2. American Alzheimer Association[homepage on the internet]. California: The American Alzheimer Association,Inc;c1999-2002 [updated2003May22; cited2004 Apr20]. Available from: http://www.alzheimer.
3. Org.uk/statistic. htm.
4. Prince MJ. World alzheimer report 2015: the global impact of dementia: an analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends. London: Alzheimer's Disease International; 2015.
5. Douglas S. A. Chaves, Flávia S. Frattani, Mariane Assafim, Ana Paula de Almeida, Russolina B. Zingali, Sônia S. Costa. Phenolic Chemical Composition of Petroselinum Crispum Extract and Its Effect on Haemostasis. Natural Product Communications 2011, https://doi.org/10.1177/1934578X1100600709
6. Yang F, Lim GP, Begum AM, Ubeda OJ, Simmons MR, Ambegaokar SS, et al. Curcumin inhibits formation of Beta amyloid oligomers, binds plaques and reduce amyloid in vivo. J Biol Chem 2005; 280(7): 5892-5901.
7. Azizeh Asadzadeh and Fatemeh Heidarian Naeini, 2, The Effect of Thyme in the Suppression of Acetylcholinesterase for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, 19th Annual Research Congress of Medical Students, Hamadan, Student Research Committee of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, https: // www .civilica.com / Paper-AMSMED19-AMSMED19_178.html
8. Zheng Cao, Fan Wang, Chunyu Xiu, Jian Zhang, Yan feiL. Hypericum perforatum extract attenuates behavioral, biochemical, and neurochemical abnormalities in Aluminum chloride-induced Alzheimer’s disease rats. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2017; 91: 931-937.
9. Zahra Alibabaei, Zahra Rabiei, Samira Rahnama, Shiva Mokhtari, Mahmoud Rafieian-kopaei. Matricaria Chamomilla extract demonstrates antioxidant properties against elevated rat brain oxidative status induced by amnestic dose of scopolamine. Biomedicine & Aging Pathology 2014; 4(4): 355-360.
10. Akhondzadeh S, Noroozian M, M. Mohammadi, S. Ohadinia, A. H. Jamshidi, M. Khani. Salvia officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomized and placebo‐controlled trial. J Clin Phar Therap, https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2710.2003.00463.x
11. Veer Bala Gupta, S. S. Indi, K. S. J. Rao. Garlic extract exhibits antiamyloidogenic activity on amyloid‐beta fibrillogenesis: relevance to Alzheimer's disease. Phytotherapy Research 2008; https://doi.org/10.1002/ptr.2574
12. Kwon HY, Jung IH, Yi JH, Kim JH, Park JH, Lee SH, Jung JW, Lee YC, Ryu JH, Kim DH. The Seed of Zizyphus jujuba var. spinosa Attenuates Alzheimer’s Disease-Associated Hippocampal Synaptic Deficits through BDNF/TrkB Signaling. Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin 2017; 40(12): 2096-2104.
13. Solomon Habtemariam. The Therapeutic Potential of Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Diterpenes for Alzheimer’s Disease. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016; https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/2680409
14. Rabiei Z, Hojjati M, Rafieian-Kopaei M, Alibabaei Z. Effects of Cyperus rotundus tuber ethanolic extract of learning and memory in animal model of Alzheimer. Biomed Aging Pathol 2013. 3(4): 185-91.

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Send email to the article author

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.