Review Article

Application of Some Herbal Medicine Used for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis and Chondrogenesis


Rheumatic diseases such as osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and low back pain are very popular. The drugs available to treat these diseases are almost ineffective and have significant side effects. There are several approaches used to replace conventional drugs to treat these diseases. One of these methods is the use of herbal medicines. In this study, the effects of herbal medicines and medicinal plants used in the treatment of these diseases include. Searching for articles published in English from 1985 to 2020 using keywords include scientific and traditional names of plants reviewing Scopus and PubMed databases. There is limited research on the anti-rheumatic effects of these plants and the active ingredients. Therefore, further research is needed to determine the mechanism of action, the interaction of effects, the efficacy and safety of medicinal plants, and the potentially beneficial plant nutrients in treatment of these diseases seems necessary. The aim of this review was to update information on OA and chondrogenesis, also importance of herbal drugs for the management of arthritis.

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SectionReview Article(s)
Herbal medicines Articular cartilage Osteoarthritis Chondrogenesis

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Anvari M, Dortaj H, Hashemibeni B, Pourentezari M. Application of Some Herbal Medicine Used for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis and Chondrogenesis. Trad Integr Med. 5(3):126-149.