Natural Approach Used for urinary tract infections

Authors

  • Aiman Iqbal Department of Pharmacy, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Ibrahim Department of Chemistry, University of Swabi, KP, Pakistan
  • Naveed Muhammad Department of Pharmacy, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan

Keywords:

Urinary tract infection, Medicinal plants, Traditional uses

Abstract

Fifteen plants have been searched and mentioned in the article used for urinary tract infections (UTIs). These plants had been clinically proven with proposed mechanisms and traditionally they are in practice for the treatment of UTIs. The data was collected for google scholar with updated references. Among these plants, some are available commercially especially cranberry extracts for purpose as mentioned. These plants like Vaccinium macrocarpon [Cranberry], Echinaceae purpurea [Cone flower], Arctostaphylos uva-ursi [Bearberry], Hydrastis Canadensis [Goldenseal], Agathosmabetulina [Buchu], Equisetum arvense [Horse tail], Berberine,Vaccinium myrtillus [Bilberry; Blueberry],Trans-cinnamaldehyde  ,Zea mays [maize], P. granatum [pomegranate],Juniperus communis [juniper],Urtica dioica [nettle],Armoracia rusticana (horseradish),Solidago Canadensis [Goldenrod] are effective like antibiotics and prevent or treat UTIs.

 

Author Biographies

Aiman Iqbal, Department of Pharmacy, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan

 

 

Naveed Muhammad, Department of Pharmacy, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan

 

 

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Published

2023-07-29

How to Cite

Iqbal, A. ., Ibrahim, M., & Muhammad, N. (2023). Natural Approach Used for urinary tract infections. Phytopharmacology Research Journal, 2(2), 1–17. Retrieved from http://ojs.prjn.org/index.php/prjn/article/view/40