The In Vitro Activity Of Seven Iranian Plants Of The Lamiaceae Family Against Helicobacter pylori

  • Alireza Ghannadi Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, , Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81746-73461, Iran
  • Seyed-Ebrahim Sajjadi Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, , Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81746-73461, Iran
  • Daryoush Abedi Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, , Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81746-73461, Iran
  • Jalilvand Yousefi Department of Microbiology, Razi State Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Karaj , Iran
  • Reza Daraei-Ardekani Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, , Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81746-73461, Iran
Keywords: <i>Helicobacter pylori</i>, Lamiaceae, <i>Dracocephalum moldavica, Lavandula angustifolia, Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia officinalis, Teucrium polium, Thymus daenensis</i> and <i>Zataria multiflora</i>, antimicrobial, Iranian plants

Abstract

Helicobacter pylori has been implicated in the etiology of stomach cancer and ulcers. The activity of total extract and polarfraction of Iranian medicinal plants Dracocephalum moldavica, Lavandula angustifolia, Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia officinalis, Teucrium polium, Thymus daenensis and Zataria multiflora from the Mint family were tested and evaluated for inhibitory activity against some clinical isolates of H. pylori. Among these plants, methanolic extracts of Z. multiflora, D. moldavica and polar fraction of T. daenensis,R. officinalis and L. angustifolia were found to be the most effective.
Key words: Helicobacter pylori, Lamiaceae, Dracocephalum moldavica, Lavandula angustifolia, Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia officinalis, Teucrium polium, Thymus daenensis and Zataria multiflora, antimicrobial, Iranian plants
Nig. J. Nat. Prod. and Med. Vol.8 2004: 40-42
Published
2005-06-23
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