Inhibitory Activity of Avicennia marina, a Medicinal Plant in Persian Folk Medicine, against HIV and HSV

  • Rahele Namazia, Rezvan Zabihollahib, Mandana Behbahanie, Abbas Rezaeic
  • Published 2013

Abstract

Avicennia marina (Avicenniaceae) is a species of mangrove tree used for treatment of small pox lesions in Persian folk medicine. The antiviral activity of methanol, ethanol, water, chloroform and n-hexane extracts was evaluated against HIV-1 and HSV. Methanol extract had the highest antiviral activity and the most polar fraction of this extract (fraction D… (More)

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@inproceedings{Namazia2013InhibitoryAO, title={Inhibitory Activity of Avicennia marina, a Medicinal Plant in Persian Folk Medicine, against HIV and HSV}, author={Rahele Namazia and Rezvan Zabihollahib and Mandana Behbahanie and Abbas Rezaeic}, year={2013} }