An overview to some effective herbs to treat tick-borne disease in the world

  • Ebrahim Alinia-Ahandani * Department of Biochemistry`, Payame Noor University, Tehran, I.R. Iran P.O.BOX 19395-3697
  • Zahra Alizadeh-Terepoei Department of Biology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, University of Gilan,Rasht,Iran
  • Milad Sheydaei
Keywords: Medicinal plants, Tick-borne, traditional, potential, article


Many researches have proved that medicinal plants and herbal extracts can aim to repel the several types of ticks. In this review paper, the terms such as tick-bone, disease, medicinal plants, traditional medicine, and treatment of tick-bone disease,  both  separately and combined, were used to search in the databases of Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, Islamic World Science Citation Center, and Magiran and the relevant articles were detected. Duplicate articles and the article in non-English languages were excluded from analysis. We found 14 potential herbs (Cissus grandifolia, Commiphora spp., Ficus sycomorous, Acacia drepanolobium, Adansonia digitata, Acacia nubica, Terminalia brownie, Dicrostachys cinerea, Dalbergia melanoxylon, Kigelia Africana, Terminalia brownie, Sisala agave. Salvadora persica, Sisala agave) which were used traditionally around the world. Then some features like Parts used, preparation, dosage, and effectiveness were shown separately. 


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