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Khanahmadi M, Hajiaghaee R, Ghasemi S, Akhondzadeh S, Azadmehr A, Ashouri N et al . Medicinal Properties of Dye - yelding Plants: A Review. J. Med. Plants. 2014; 13 (52) :1-25
1- Department of Chemistry, ACECR, Kermanshah Branch, Kermanshah, Iran
2- Pharmacognosy & Pharmaceutics Department of Medicinal Plants Research Center, Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR, Karaj, Iran ,
3- Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Department of Iminology, Faculty of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Science, Qazvin, Iran
5- Food and Drug Laboratory Research Center, Food and Drug Organization, MOH & ME, Tehran, Iran
6- Cultivation & Development Department of Medicinal Plants Research Center, Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR, Karaj, Iran
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Dyes are one of the most widely used components in different industries. Recently much attention has been focused on the replacement of natural pigments instead of synthetic colors. One of the most important sources for the production of natural pigments are medicinal plants that small number of them used as industrial and some of them are traditionally used. The worldwide demand for natural dyes increases nowadays due to environmental and echo friendly of them. Many of the plants used for dye extraction are classified as medicinal and some of these have recently been shown to possess remarkable antimicrobial and antiinflamtory activities. The present review describes important information about dye-yelding herbs and their medicinal properties.

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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Pharmacognosy & Pharmaceutics
Received: 2013/10/27 | Accepted: 2014/01/22 | Published: 2015/01/28

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