عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Every woman during her life may experience life-threatening bleeding such as bleeding during pregnancy, childbirth and after, or bleeding that is less life-threatening but overshadows the woman's life, such as abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), encountered. Due to the importance of preventing and controlling bleeding and the need to find an effective and low-complication treatment method, this systematic review was conducted with aim to the effect of herbal medicines on gynecological and obstetric hemorrhages.
Methods: In this systematic review and meta-analysis, data related to herbal medicines and bleeding were searched using the key words of ( Plantago major, plantain, Plantago (lanceolate), Punica granatum, Persian gulnar, Ginger, Zingiber officinale, Chamomile, Achillea millefolium, Grape Seed, cumin (cuminum), Anethum graveolens (dill), Foeniculum (Fennel), Vitex (Chasteberry), postpartum hemorrhage, Menstrual bleeding, bleeding, menorrhagia, randomized clinical trial, traditional medicine) in the Electronic databases of PubMed, Scopus, Web of science, Magiran, Iran doc, Iran medex, SID, and also Google scholar without time limitation until 2021. Jedad Index was used to evaluate the quality of the studies. Data were analyzed qualitatively.
Results In this study, 28 clinical trials including 10 types of medicinal plants with a sample size of 2666 people were studied. According to the results of the studies, most plants were effective in reducing bleeding.
Conclusion: The medicinal plants studied in this study can be used due to the availability of these plants, low side effects and therapeutic benefits. However, judging the definite effect of these interventions definitely requires more extensive studies.