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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Can plantation crops be a remedy for this current pandemic?: A review on reported potential plants as anti-viral agents

Author(s):

VP Santhi, Masilamani P, Sangeetha Priya S and VP Sarasu

Abstract:
Synthetic antiviral medicines expounded for treating viral diseases posed a range of undesirable consequences on human beings necessitating the contribution of natural drugs and medicines of plant origin. Horticultural crops implementing the intent of protective foods have the competence to contend bacterial, fungal and viral diseases debilitating human health. Plantation crops have been well-utilized by our ancestors for formulating medicines to cure several health ailments thus assuring its ability to fight the frightful viral diseases. This manuscript exclusively congregates the phyo-pharmaceuticals acquired in plantation crops imparting protection against retrovirus, enterovirus, influenza, dengue, chikungunya, zika, etc which can be exposed to further analysis in medical milieu to confront the latest life-threatening COVID-19 as well as impending frailties down to budding viruses.

Pages: 485-489  |  948 Views  317 Downloads

How to cite this article:
VP Santhi, Masilamani P, Sangeetha Priya S and VP Sarasu. Can plantation crops be a remedy for this current pandemic?: A review on reported potential plants as anti-viral agents. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4S):485-489. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i4Sh.12180

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