Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 6

Plants of Ethnoveterinary Medicine Importance with Antiviral Activity

Beenu Jain1* and Anuj Tewari2

1Department of Animal Husbandry, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Department of Veterinary Microbiology, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India

*Corresponding Author: Beenu Jain, Department of Animal Husbandry, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Received: January 13, 2021; Published: May 27, 2022


Indian heritage is rich in diversified flora due to its diversified geographical locations. Amongst these flora, several of them have been in traditional use for the treatment of ailments and several of them are yet to be explored. Out of all, antiviral plants and their activity seeks attention as during past one decade several emerging viral diseases came into existence. RNA viruses are capable of mutating at a faster rate than the DNA viruses, show antiviral resistance and their vaccine development requires quite a lot time. In such a scenario antiviral plant and their pure compounds/extracts can open newer insights for combating the antiviral resistance. Thus, in this chapter antiviral activity of plants against human and animal viruses have been discussed.

Keywords: Plants; Antiviral Activity; Viruses; DNA; RNA


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Citation: Beenu Jain and Anuj Tewari. “Plants of Ethnoveterinary Medicine Importance with Antiviral Activity”.Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.6 (2022): 84-88.


Copyright: © 2022 Beenu Jain and Anuj Tewari. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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