A review of Anticancer Properties of Herbal Medicines
Esfahan Payamenoor university, Esfahan, Iran.
- Corresponding Author:
- Alireza Shabani
Esfahan Payamenoor university, Esfahan, Iran
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 01, 2016; Accepted date: June 15, 2016; Published date: June 22, 2016
Citation: Shabani A (2016) A review of Anticancer Properties of Herbal Medicines. J Pharma Care Health Sys 3:160. doi:10.4172/2376-0419.1000160
Copyright: © 2016 Shabani A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
There are tremendous reserves of organic compounds found in many plants on Earth that only a very small amount of which as an anti-cancer compounds tested and used. Worldwide endeavors are underway to discover new anti-cancer drugs. Nowadays, there is a proclivity to use of traditional and herbal medicines in cancer treatment. The omission of this paper aimed to investigate the medicinal plants which are endemic in many parts of the world and were used for the treatment of various cancers. The evaluated plants and consequently appropriated ones that are used in cancer treatment as well as metabolites that are extracted from which would be useful to scholars around the world.