Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products

  • ISSN: 2228-7876 1735-7780
  • Email: editor@jjnpp.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products
Azar Mostoufi
Review Article
Elham Moein, Homa Hajimehdipoor, Maryam Hamzeloo-Moghadam, Rasool Choopani, Tayebeh Toliyat
In Iranian traditional medicine (ITM), purgation is a simple and effective way of removing waste humors from the body. Purgation not only increases peristaltic movements in the gastrointestinal system but also relieves many symptoms that arise due to the retention of waste humors in the body’s organs. ... read more
Research Article
Ali Asghar Hemmeti, Mohammad Rahim Zerafatfard, Mehdi Goudarzi, Mohammad Javad Khodayar, Anahita Rezaie, Mohammad Reza Rashidi Nooshabadi, Milad Kiani
Pulmonary fibrosis is an idiopathic and chronic inflammatory interstitial lung disease, with a negligible response to available medical therapies and potentially fatal prognosis. Statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A [HMG CoA] reductase inhibitors) have broad pleiotropic properties and are used to treat multiple diseases.The purpose of this study was to ... read more
Research Article
Saeed Shirali, Nafiseh Shokri Mashhadi, Damoon Ashtary-Larky, Tahereh Safania, Alireza Barari
Silymarin has powerful antioxidant properties, but its effects on athletic performance are poorly understood.The present study was undertaken to evaluate the effects of 4 weeks of endurance or strength exercise, with or without silymarin, on body composition, paraoxonase (PON), leptin and adiponectin levels in untrained men.A total ... read more
Research Article
Farimah Sardari, Samira Hajisadeghi
Residual microorganisms are the main cause of root canal treatment failure. Due to the occurrence of bacterial resistance against antibiotics and the side effects of these drugs, herbs that possess antimicrobial qualities are drawing more attention than before.The aim of this study was to compare different concentrations ... read more
Research Article
Maryam Sarvar Taherabadi, Mohammad Javad Gharavi, Ibrahim Javadi, Mina Alimohammadi, S Hassan Moghadamnia, Nazanin Mosleh, Mohammad M Farajollahi, Masoud Sharif
Aflatoxins are a group of very toxic compounds produced by a fungal species and are found in food products. Aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) is a type found in dairy products and resistant to pasteurization. AFM1 can adversely affect hepatocytes in human and leading to various liver diseases. Thus, ... read more
Research Article
Bagher Amir Heidari, Shokoofeh Badinloo, Mandana Ohadi, Gholamreza Dehghan Noudeh
Biosurfactants are amphipathic molecules that reduce surface tension. Cell encapsulation represents one of the current leading methodologies aimed at the delivery of the biological products. Alginate is one of the most frequently employed materials used for this purpose.The aim of the present study was to evaluate the ... read more
Research Article
Masoud Ali Karami, Behzad Sharif Makhmal Zadeh, Maryam Koochak, Eskandar Moghimipur
Superoxide dismutase (SOD), which inhibits lipid peroxidation and scavengers oxygen radicals, is an effective enzyme for treatment of skin ulcer lesion especially due to burns. Superoxide Dismutase is a hydrophilic compound with high molecular weight and low affinity for partitioning into skin. Moreover, another important limitation for ... read more
Research Article
Mojtaba Kalantar, Mehdi Goudarzi, Mohammad Javad Khodayar, Javad Babaei, Hossein Foruozandeh, Nima Bakhtiari, Hadis Alidadi
Cyclophosphamide (CP) is one of the most popular alkylating anticancer drugs despite its toxic side effects, including nephrotoxicity, hematotoxicity, mutagenicity, and immunotoxicity. Capparis spinosa is a multipurpose plant that contains a number of chemically active and diverse secondary metabolites, particularly flavonoids. Rutin and quercetin are two major ... read more
Research Article
Soghra Mehri, Qutaiba Dadesh, Jamshid Tabeshpour, Faezeh Vahdati Hassani, Gholamreza Karimi, Hossein Hosseinzadeh
Neurotoxicity is one of the most recognized effects of acrylamide (ACR) in humans and animals. Oxidative stress is an important mechanism in ACR-induced neurotoxicity.In this research, the effect of silymarin as a potent antioxidant was evaluated against ACR-induced toxicity in both in vitro and in vivo models.For ... read more
Research Article
Elina Asiaei, Melika Farshad, Mohammad Abdollahi, Akram Jamshidzadeh, Amin Reza Akbarizadeh, Mohammad Amin Soltanzadeh
In the present study, free-radical-scavenging and antioxidant activities of Angipars™, an herbal extract which has been registered as a therapeutic drug for diabetic foot ulcer, were examined. We investigated the protective effect of Angipars™ on cytotoxicity produced by exposure to H2O2 (300 µM) in HepG2 and A549 ... read more
Brief Report
Mahnaz Alasvand Zarasvand, Mahboobeh Madani, Mehrdad Modaresi
Candida albicans, an opportunistic pathogen, causes disseminated infection in immunocompromised host. Artemisia dracunculus L. (Tarragon) is a plant used as meal and remedy for a long time, and possesses some medicinal characteristics. Its pharmacological properties have been shown in a large number of in-vitro and in-vivo studies.Regarding ... read more
Case Report
Mohammad Arefi, Hamidreza Mohammadi
Acute poisoning by oral ingestion of mixed hazardous materials can lead to multiorgan toxicity and may represent a special challenge in clinical management, in particular if little is known about the effects of the involved agents. This is especially true when industrial chemical substances have been swallowed, ... read more

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