Perspective Study of Exploring Some Medicinal Plants to Manage the Pandemic COVID-19


  •   Ali AbdulWahid Al-Shawi

  •   Mustafa F. Hameed


In the recent years, there was an increasing demand for discovering antiviral agents from medicinal plants having high activity and economically cheap. The medicinal plants have become very important because they have a main importance for determination, isolation and purification of natural chemical compounds in order to use them in many medicinal application. The scientific researches proved that plants extracts have antiviral activity against corona virus . The explanation of this activity belongs to presence of active chemical compounds act to stop the viruses in living body by multi different mechanisms. This review will provide an overview about the perspective of used some various medicinal plants against corona virus as antiviral drug and compared with antibiotics to reduce/prevent corona virus risk.  In conclusion of this review, some medicinal herbs required urgent extensive work to develop natural antiviral agents to fight corona virus (COVID-19).                                                                                                                               

Keywords: Angiotensin Conversion Enzyme 2, Andrographis paniculata, Camellia japonica, Corona virus COVID-19.


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