Anatomical studies of Dracocephalum moldavica L., Ocimum basilicum L. and Agastache rugose (Fisch. & C.A.MEY) Kuntze (Lamiaceae) used for cardiovascular diseases in traditional Uyghur medicine

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Aobuliaikemu N., Koçyiğit Avcı M.

EMU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.3, pp.16-28, 2020 (International Refereed University Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Title of Journal : EMU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Page Numbers: pp.16-28


Traditional Uyghur Medicine (TUM) is widely used in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the east-west of China. TUM divided cardiovascular diseases according to causes and symptoms into several different types with different treatments to gain effective results. In this study, it was attempted to research anatomical characteristics of three frequently used herbs in cardiovascular disease treatments in TUM: Dracocephalum moldavica, Ocimum basilicum, and Agastache rugosa, all from Lamiaceae family. Leaf and stem anatomies of these three plants were examined in detail.