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Effectiveness of Cicer arietinum in Cutaneous Problems: Viewpoint of Avicenna and Razi

[ Vol. 15 , Issue. 3 ]

Author(s):

Marjan Mahjour, Arash Khoushabi, MohammadReza Noras and Shokouhsadat Hamedi*   Pages 243 - 250 ( 8 )

Abstract:


Background: Cicer arietinum is one of the popular legumes in the most parts of the world. It is known for a long time in Asia because of the many possibilities of its application. Cicer arietinum has benefits for the skin regarding safe ingredients. Some of these ingredients are recommended in skin care.

Methods: This study aimed to introduce the benefits of Cicer arietinum by reviewing of traditional literature from 10th to 21th century and also conventional medicine for its safe ingredients by searching the electronic data banks such as ISI, Pub Med and Scopus.

Results: The results showed that Cicer arietinum has many ingredients such as Phenolic compounds, allantoin and amino acids that affect the skin problems. Also, great traditional Persian scientists such as Avicenna and Razi suggested about the cutaneous benefits of Cicer arietinum.

Conclusion: The findings of this study can help the researchers in producing better cosmetic and therapeutic products.

Keywords:

Cicer arietinum, Avicenna, Razi, chickpea, cutaneous, cosmetic.

Affiliation:

Department of Persian Medicine, School of Persian and Complementary Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Health Department, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Department of Persian Medicine, School of Persian and Complementary Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Department of Persian Pharmacy, School of Persian and Complementary Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad

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