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Health Spiritual Med Ethics 2015, 2(3): 30-36 Back to browse issues page
Pharmacological and Medicinal Aspects of the Verses Containing Fig (At-tin) in Holy Quran
Maryam Rameshrad, Negisa Seyed Toutounchi, Solmaz Maleki Dizaj
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
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Holy Quran, the last religious reference book, describes the importance of various plants in different chapters (Sura). Herbs have always been the principal form of traditional medicine in some countries. In this review article, the authors attempted to describe the impact of one of the Quranic plants (fig) from medicinal aspects.

This is a review article that was conducted using verses, regarding At-tin, which were gathered from Holy Quran and internet database. The electronic search of the scientific literature was mainly conducted on ‘PubMed’.

One chapter of Holy Quran has been named "At-tin", which shows the importance of this fruit. Pharmacological aspects of fig, both in traditional and modern medicine, prove its benefits in many disorders. Different parts of this plant have been used to treat various disorders such as infections, diabetes, gastric problems, inflammation, and cancer. Among the various medical uses of fig, anticancer activity has the most considerable effect. Scientists of the current century have just realized some properties and applications of fig in medicine.

Fourteen centuries ago, Holy Quran indicated the importance of ""

Keywords: Holy Quran, At-tin, Ficus, Pharmacology, Medicine, Anti-proliferative, Antimicrobial.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/02/17 | Accepted: 2016/02/17 | Published: 2016/02/17
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Rameshrad M, Seyed Toutounchi N, Maleki Dizaj S. Pharmacological and Medicinal Aspects of the Verses Containing Fig (At-tin) in Holy Quran. Health Spiritual Med Ethics. 2015; 2 (3) :30-36
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