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Linn., an Indian medicinal plant used in the Ayurvedha and Siddha traditional medicine systems, for treatment of clinical lesions of skin and genitalia, was evaluated for antiviral properties against herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) and type 2 (HSV-2) by in-vitro studies in Vero cells. A crude aqueous seed extract of completely inhibited the growth of HSV-1 and HSV-2 at concentrations of 1 and 20 mg/ml (w/v), respectively, as shown by complete absence of cytopathic effect.

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2022-05-26
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