Parasitic diseases are considered the most prevalent infectious diseases worldwide, involving half of global population particularly in developing countries. Given the necessity of producing nature- and plant-based drugs for parasitic diseases, this study is to report the medicinal plants used in different regions of Iran. In this review article, the terms parasite, ethnobotany, and medicinal plants were used to search for the articles, the books, and the documents about Iran traditional medicine in domestic and international databases including Information, SID Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, Islamic World Science Citation Center, Magiran. Satureja, wormwood, Artemisia Zagros, tobacco, Sisymbrium irio, walnuts, nettle, garlic, zucchini and chamomile are the most important antiparasitic medicinal plants of Iran.
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