Department of Medicinal Plants

The research division of medicinal plants and by products has started its activity since 1987 to has a good knowledge management in the field of medicinal plants, optimal use of internal and external scientific and research capabilities in the field of medicinal plants, maximum and principled use of nature and products and forestry and rangelands by products, considering human health and social welfare. It aims to preserving the nature circles of ecosystem, preservation of native and endemics genetic reserves of medicinal plants in the country, identification and introduction of valuable native and endemic species and development of technical knowledge in all fields of ecology, agronomy and processing, in order to play an effective role in the health of the community, employment, and non-petroleum exports through the scientific development of all relevant sectors.