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Satureja: Ethnomedicine, Phytochemical Diversity and Pharmacological Activities

  • Soodabeh Saeidnia
  • Ahmad Reza Gohari
  • Azadeh Manayi
  • Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Pharmacology and Toxicology book series (BRIEFSPHARMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    Pages 1-8
  3. Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    Pages 9-10
  4. Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    Pages 11-29
  5. Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    Pages 31-40
  6. Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    Pages 41-56
  7. Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    Pages 57-61
  8. Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    Pages 63-64
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 65-113

About this book

Introduction

​This book provides a comprehensive review of the literature available on satureja covering the ethnomedicine, micromorphology, the main secondary metabolites in its various species, as well it’s important biological and pharmacological activities and the underlying mechanism of action for some of its medicinal properties. There is also discussion of the pharmacological evidence for the various therapeutic activities of Satureja spp., especially on the basis of traditional usage, the treatment of muscle pains, cramps, diarrhea, stomach pain, and blood pressure along with some new areas such as cytoprotection and anti-hyperlipidemia. This book offers a useful guide for researchers in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and natural medicines as well as students and residents in the fields of pharmacognosy and phytochemistry.

Keywords

Botanical microscopy Ethnomedicine Phytochemical Contents Satureja Satureja Bakhtiarica

Authors and affiliations

  • Soodabeh Saeidnia
    • 1
  • Ahmad Reza Gohari
    • 2
  • Azadeh Manayi
    • 3
  • Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
    • 4
  1. 1.Medicinal Plants Research CenterTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.Medicinal Plants Research CenterTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  3. 3.Medicinal Plants Research CenterTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  4. 4.Medicinal Plants Research CenterTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25026-7
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-25024-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-25026-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2193-4762
  • Series Online ISSN 2193-4770
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