Economics of Medicinal Plants
Evaluation of diversity in consumption of medicinal plants by settled nomadic households living under different management and livelihood status (Case study: Dyvarouieh region in Bardsir township, Kerman province)

Reza Bagheri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, , Pages 8-16

  Since the evaluation of the diversity indicators in consumption of medicinal species by the beneficiary’s households and its driving factors is of utmost importance in marketing, multi-purpose planning of rangelands and sustainable development, a questionary-based study was carried out to determine ...  Read More

EDTA increases the Phytoremediation and translocation factor of pb2+ in the medicinal plant Calendula officinalis

hassan salari; hossein mozafari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, , Pages 17-23

  Phytoremediation of lead using plants in lead-contaminated soils is a new and safe environmental technology. By adding chelators and increasing plant extraction, the efficiency of this technology can be increased. In this regard, we evaluated the effect of adding EDTA chelates to lead-contaminated soils ...  Read More

Study of medicinal herbs Used by Kurmanjis Kurdish of Bojnourd in North Khorasan province of Iran

Ali Mohammad Asaadi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 21-34

  Traditional medicinal herbs are generally transmitted orally through a community, family and individuals, which is not documented. The present research was carried out with the aim of identifying the traditional application of medicinal herbs of Kurmanjis Kurdish of Bojnourd City for curing the diseases. ...  Read More

Agronomy of Medicinal Plants
Investigating the possibility of squalene production by some medicinal plants using thin-layer chromatography (TLC)

Mahmood Maleki; Omolbanin Nezhad Dehbakri; Davoud Darvishi Zeidabadi; Shahryar Shakeri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, , Pages 24-30

  Medicinal plants contain active ingredients in one or some of their organs. Squalene is one of the active ingredients that prevent heart attacks and cardiovascular diseases and protect the body from some cancers. The aim of the present study was to investigate the presence of squalene in a number of ...  Read More

Herbal Science
Effect of iron oxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles on growth improvement and tolerance to salinity stress in tomato plants

hossein mozafari; Masoumeh Hejabi; hassan salari; hakimeh oloumi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2023, , Pages 31-45

  More than 22% of the world's agricultural land is saline, and this trend continues to increase with climate changes. Salinity stress causes leaf color change, osmotic stress, ionic toxicity, prevents growth, photosynthesis and plant performance. Due to their size less than micron, metal nanoparticles ...  Read More

Ganoderma lucidum and antimicrobial activity

Mohammad Hadi Rezghi Jahromi; Milad Mozafary

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 35-41

  Global interest in edible herbs for health care and health promotion has increased significantly in recent years. Ganoderma lucidum is a forest fungus with a woody texture that has been used since ancient times to enhance health and prevent and treat many diseases due to its wide range of secondary metabolites ...  Read More

Antiproliferative and antibacterial properties of methanolic extract and essential oil of Trachyspermum ammi and Foeniculum vulgare seeds on gastric cancer, Artemia salina larvae and pathogenic bacteria.

Samaneh Rahamouz-Haghighi; malek hossein asadi; amin baghizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 42-50

  Background: Trachyspermum ammi and Foeiniculum vulgare (Apiaceae) have been widely employed in traditional medicine to treat many diseases. Methods: The cytotoxic activity of methanolic extracts and essential oils of T.ammi and F.vulgare seeds on gastric cancer cell line (AGS) and Human Skeletal Muscle ...  Read More

Investigation of Chemical Composition of Anthemis coelopoda Boiss. Essential Oil from Three Regions in Gilan Province

Kamkar Jaimand; Mohammad Bagher Rezaee; Fatemeh Sefidkon; Razieh Azimi; Aube Morady; Mahmood Nadery; Someyeh Fekry; Shahrokh Karimi; Firoozeh Hatami

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 51-56

  The genus Anthemis L. belongs to the family Asteraceae, is the second largest genus in the Compositae family, tribe Anthemideae, about 130 species of genus Anthemis occur throughout the world consists of 39 annual and perennial species distributed all over of Iran. According to literature, this species ...  Read More

Chemical composition analysis of the essential oil of new species of Satureja L., Satureja kermanica, from south-east of Iran

Farkhondeh Rezanejad; Setareh Rokh; Zahra Bahmani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 57-61

  Satureja L. is one of the typical plants of the Lamiaceae family, and its essential oil has a wide variation of composition depending on the spices, growing area and climate conditions. Recently, Satureja kermanica (Kerman savory or ezgen) has been identified as a new species from south-east of Iran ...  Read More

Evaluation drought stress indices and yield stability in some chamomile ecotypes

Ali Salehi Sardoei; Azadeh Alizadeh; Hamideh Azad Ghouge Bigloo; Hadi Ghasemi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 62-69

  Breeding for drought tolerance is an important objective of crop breeding programs in arid and semi-arid regions. A factorial experiment based on a randomized complete blocks design with three replicates was carried out to determine suitable drought tolerance indices in chamomile ecotypes under stress ...  Read More

Agronomy of Medicinal Plants
Biochemical changes of Bakhtiari savory affected by organic fertilizer and plant density under dryland farming conditions

Ahmad Mirjalili; Mohammad Hossien Lebaschi; Mohammad Reza Ardakani; Hossein Heidari Sharifabad; Mehdi Mirza

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 70-77

  Organic fertilizers and optimal density are known to alleviate the undesirable effects of biotic and abiotic stresses in plants. This research aimed to study the effect of density and organic fertilizers on the biochemical status of Bakhtiari savory (Satureja bachtiarica Bunge.) under dryland farming ...  Read More

Essential Oils from Flower Petals of Saffron (Crocus sativus)

Keivan Kianimanesh; Kamkar Jaimand; Mohammad Hossien Lebaschi; Seyed Reza Tabaei-Aghdaei; Shahrokh Karimi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 78-84

  Saffron petal is the main by-product of saffron processing which produced at high level but is not applied and thrown out. Saffron petal is containing of several compounds such as mineral agents, anthocyanins, flavonoids, glycosides, alkaloids and kaempferol. As saffron petal is cheaper and produces ...  Read More