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    Author:Sun WenL Click: Mar 30, 23
    Letters in Drug Design & Discovery
    published online:2023-01-17


    The review aims to summarize the major and dominant natural antioxidants and their resourcesfrom medicinal and herbal plants with antiviral, anti-inflammation and antimicrobial activities. For thisreview manuscript, online databases, including Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed, and Science Direct,were searched for papers published from 1960 to November, 2021. Search terms consisted of “medicinal plants”, “traditional Iranian medicine”, “traditional Persian medicine”, “pharmaceutical properties”, “antioxidantactivity”, “antiviral activity”, “anti-inflammation”, “antimicrobial” and “antibacterial activities”.(-)-Epicatechin, Caffeic acid, Gallic acid, Hydroxytyrosol, Kaempferol, and Resveratrol are some of the most important chemical compounds with antioxidant properties. Rosmarinic acid, Caffeic acid, Carnosol,P-Coumaric acid, Carnosic acid, Luteolin, Apigenin, and Kaempferol are the major chemical compoundswith antiviral properties. Curcumin, Colchicine, Resveratrol, Capsaicin, (-)-Epigallocatechin, Quercetin, Myristicin, and Elmicin are the principal chemical compounds with anti-inflammatory properties.Isoeugenol, Coumarin, Piperonal, Scoparone, Spathulenol, D-Limonene, and Myrcene are the principalchemical compounds with antibacterial properties in traditional Iranian medicine. Persian traditionalmedicine, or Iranian traditional medicine, is one of the main ancient forms of traditional medicine, whichhas influenced knowledge regarding other medicinal plants in various countries. It has also been consideredone of the most well-known traditional and holistic systems of medicine.


    Antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammation, anti-microbial, natural products.


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