Human life has shown that our health has since become highly dependent on nature. At present, the use of plants for many industrial products, especially pharmacy is known. The ancient Iranian and many other country’s used the extracts and juices of various plant organs that had antibacterial, pain killing, cough reflex and fungal effects. Researchers have explored more traditional methods around the world that have produced valuable drugs, including Populus alba (Asperin), Mentha balsamea Wild (menthol) , Lawsonia inermis (Henna) and Taxus baccata (Taxol), to treat cancer and certain diseases.
Mohammadbagher Rezaee obtained his Ph.D. in Phyto-chemistry from India (NS.Institute). He has experience of more than 28 years in teaching, research, and the herbal industry. He is currently a Professor of Phyto-chemistry, Research Associate, and Co-Investigator of the university and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on herbs. He also worked full time as a scientist in the M.P. Department of Research Institute Forests and Rangelands (RIFR)-Tehran-IRAN. He was awarded 3 national awards, as an example, the "Razi research festival on medicinal sciences" award for excellent work in the “Medicinal plants as natural products and their biological uses” field. He has been serving as an Editorial Board Member of some national and international journals including herbs and their essential oils. He has published 8 books in the Persian language and two chapters in English abroad, nearly 200 papers in reputed journals, and supervised 25 Ph.D. and more than 60 in MSc., Now he is on duty at the Union Medicinal Plants of Iran (Chairman, UMPI) and Iranian Medicinal Plants Society (Board member, IMPS).