Ethnobotanical treatments for earache and sore throat

  • Behrooz Farzan Department of Anesthesiology, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
  • Saber Abbaszadeh Razi Herbal Medicines Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
  • Hassan Teimouri Department of Anesthesiology, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran

Abstract

Different organs of the body may develop complications for various reasons and cause pain. The pain may also occur in the ear and throat, and cause discomfort in the patient. In traditional medicine, medicinal plants are used to treat these complications. Therefore, in this review, the medicinal plants used for the treatment of ear pain and sore throat in the Iranian ethnobotanical studies will be reported. The information obtained in this review article was obtained by searching for relevant materials using keywords such as ear pain, sore throat, pain, ethnobotany, phytotherapy, medicinal plants and Iran in articles indexed in databases such as Megiran, Scientific Information Database, PubMed, ScienceDirect, and ISI. Artemisia, pumpkin, Quarcus brantii, sheng, barangan, Solanum nigru, Mentha pulegium, hashshir, sage, eucalyptus, currant, bullfish, cannabis and cumin are among the most important medicinal plants used to treat sore throat and ear pain in Iranian traditional medicine.

Keywords: Pain, Sore throat, Ethnobotany, Iran

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2019-04-15
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Behrooz Farzan, Saber Abbaszadeh, & Hassan Teimouri. (2019). Ethnobotanical treatments for earache and sore throat . International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(2), 1354-1360. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v10i2.541
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