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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.05, No. 01)

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Page : 24-32

Keywords : Traditional Iranian Medicine; Caper; Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical product;

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Background and Objective: Nowadays, the general interest in complementary medicine and traditional medicine is increasing. Traditional Iranian medicine is one of the oldest forms of complementary medicine. The aim of this study is to introduce Caper drug combinations and their application in the treatment of diseases based on traditional medicine sources, with the goal of establishing complementary studies for the development of effective drugs in the treatment of multiple diseases. Method: A review of the traditional medicine books on Caper drug products and the introduction of Caper properties in new findings has been done in the present study. Findings: Caper with the scientific name of (Capparis soinosa) is of the cappariaceae family. Due to its unique and diverse pharmaceutical and nutraceutical properties, Caper is widely used today. Caper is widely used in traditional Iranian medicine. In traditional medicine sources, it has been used in various forms of medicine and nutrition for the treatment of diseases. Today, various Caper products (tablets, capsules, oils, pickles, etc.) are available in the food and pharmaceutical market of Iran and the world. In this study, a variety of pharmaceutical products based on traditional Iranian sources of medicine is introduced. Nine types of food-drug and ten types of drug products are listed for Caper. The most famous and most commonly used forms of medicine are pills, syrups, powders and poultice. According to this study, the most common use of Caper is in the treatment of spleen, digestive, musculoskeletal, infectious and respiratory diseases. Many cases of Caper usage have been confirmed based on new findings. Using the results of this study could be the basis for evidence-based and supplemental studies in the treatment of diseases. Keywords: Traditional Iranian Medicine; Caper; Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical product

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