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Kalantari Meybodi M S. Investigating the nutritional and medicinal properties of Cydonia oblonga Mill in the diet of patients with non-communicable diseases: A review study. J Prevent Med. 2020; 7 (1) :72-63
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-401-en.html
Ph.D Candidate of Persian medicine, Department of Persian medicine, college of Persian medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
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Introduction: Cydonia oblonga Mill is a plant native to Western Asia and has many nutritional and therapeutic properties. Due to the high prevalence of non-communicable diseases, the use of appropriate natural products is one of the most important goals of treatment diets. The aim of this study was to review the nutritional and medicinal properties of Cydonia oblonga Mill in the treatment of various diseases, especially non-communicable diseases, from the perspective of Persian and conventional medicine.
Information sources: Various information resources such as Scopus, Google Scholar, Pubmed, SID, Magiran, and persian medicine reference books, were reviewed.
Selection methods for study: In this study, the search was done with the keywords including Cydonia oblonga, medicinal properties, and nutritional properties in the titles and abstracts of articles. In total, 112 sources were found and 40 sources that had the inclusion criteria were selected and studied.
Content and results: In Persian and modern medicine, many nutritional and therapeutic properties for the Cydonia oblonga Mill have been mentioned, including antidiabetic, diuretic, hypolipidemic, antineoplastic, antioxidant, antiinflammatory, hepatoprotective, antidepressants, anti diarrhea, antimicrobial, and cardiovascular protective activities. It also strengthens the stomach and digestive system.
Conclusion: Cydonia oblonga Mill can be used as an essential ingredient in the diet and treatment of people with diseases such as cancer, poor digestion, diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. However, more research is needed to confirm the therapeutic propertis.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/09/28 | Accepted: 2020/03/14 | Published: 2020/03/15

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