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Changizi-Ashtiyani S, Ramezani M, Poorcheraghi H, Afzali S M, Pirouzi P, Atashi S et al . The Effectiveness of Rosa Canina Plant in Treatment of Some Diseases: A Brief Review. J Arak Uni Med Sci 2019; 22 (5) :6-17
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1- Department of Physiology, Faculty of Paramedicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.
2- Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- Student Research Committee, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.
4- Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
5- Department of Physiology, Estahban School of Paramedical Estahban, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. , zarei.ali40@gmail.com
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Background and Aim Among the plants with multiple healing properties and a long and common history of use in Iranian traditional medicine, is dog-rose plant with the scientific name of “Rosa canina” that belongs to the Rosaceae family. This study aimed to review the effectiveness of Rosa canina in treatment of different body organs and tissues and emphasizes its therapeutic mechanism.
Methods & Materials This is a review study. About 176 papers published from 2010 to 2018 were extracted from PubMed, Science Direct, Scopus, Google Scholar, Ovid, MagIran, and SID databases using related keywords and entered into study. 
Ethical Considerations Ethical issues (including plagiarism, misconduct, data fabrication, falsification, double publication or submission, redundancy) have been completely observed by the authors. 
Results Different studies had indicated the importance of Rosa canina as a medicinal plant protecting liver, lowering glucose and lipid levels, and having antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The highest flavonoid activity in the Rosaceae family is related to Rosa canina. The use of herbal extracts in the treatment of common diseases, such as diabetes, fatty liver, urinary tract and Alzheimer's, has been recommended.
Conclusion High qualitative and quantitative diversity of effective ingredients, ease of access, absence of adverse effects of consumption and endemic nature of Rosa canina plant make it necessary to use it for the control and treatment of common human diseases.
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: General
Received: 2018/10/28 | Accepted: 2019/05/15

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