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jiitm 2014, 5(3): 245-255 Back to browse issues page
Galbanum (Ferula gummosa Boiss)
M. Ghobadipour, N. Mirazi *, Sh. Moradkhani, H. Alaei
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Since ancient times humans from all nations and tribes used herbal medicine to cure their diseases. Even carnivore animals use plants in sickness. Ferula gummosa BIOSS is plant known as Barzad in classic Iranian literature and jawsheer in Iranian marker. Resin which projected from it is Galbanum. According to traditional medicine physician's opinion its nature is very warm and dry and from aspect of properties they notice it as laxative, resolution, carminative, poison antidote, emmenagogues with lots of other properties. This herb is Iran's native plant but nowadays it uses as stimulant, antiseptic, uterine tonic in other countries but lot less in Iran. With experimental investigations various properties like: effect on blood pressure, effect on morphine addiction, effect on constipation have been proved. In this study we tried provide useful and valuable collection of these plant properties by having review on old knowledge and latest findings so it is used by traditional and new medicine

Keywords: Barzad, Barijeh, Galbanum, traditional medicine
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Memorial article: Review Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/02/10 | Accepted: 2015/02/10
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Ghobadipour M, Mirazi N, Moradkhani S, Alaei H. Galbanum (Ferula gummosa Boiss). jiitm 2014; 5 (3) :245-255
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مجله طب سنتی اسلام و ایران Journal of Islamic and Iranian Traditional Medicine

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