Published : 2023-08-22

Autism: plants with neuro-psychopharmacotherapeutic potential

Mustafa Sevindik

Falah Saleh Mohammed

Imran Uysal


In recent years, there has been an increasing prevalence of cases of autism. There is no general cure for autism; however, there are situational treatments available. In this context, plants may be beneficial in suppressing the conditions that may arise in the disease. This study compiles plant species that have been reported in the literature as potential remedies for autism disorders. Furthermore, the general characteristics, usage areas, and biological activities of these plant species have been compiled. As a result of our research, it has been seen that plants can be used to combat many symptoms of autism. It is believed that plants may contribute to the improvement of the well-being of individuals with autism, as a result.


autism, medicinal plants, pharmacotherapeutic, complementary medicine





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Sevindik, M., Mohammed, F. S., & Uysal, I. (2023). Autism: plants with neuro-psychopharmacotherapeutic potential. Prospects in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 21(3), 38–48.

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