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Antiviral activity of medicinal plants of Nilgiris.

  title={Antiviral activity of medicinal plants of Nilgiris.},
  author={Pottekkad Vijayan and Charumathi Raghu and Godavarthi Ashok and S. A. Dhanaraj and Bhojraj Suresh},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={120 1},
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Medicinal plants have been traditionally used for different kinds of ailments including infectious diseases. There is an increasing need for substances with antiviral activity since the treatment of viral infections with the available antiviral drugs often leads to the problem of viral resistance. Herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes a variety of life threatening diseases. Since the chemotherapeutic agents available for HSV infections are either low in quality or limited in… 

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