Inhibitory effects of Egyptian folk medicines on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) reverse transcriptase.
Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 1995 Apr;43(4):641-8. PMID: 7541317
Research Institute for Wakan-Yaku (Traditional Sino-Japanese Medicines), Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan.
Extracts of 41 medicinal plants used in Egyptian folk medicine were screened for their inhibitory effects on human immunodeficiency virus-1 reverse transcriptase. The extracts of fruits of Phyllanthus emblica, Quercus pedunculata, Rumex cyprius, Terminalia bellerica, Terminalia chebula and Terminalia horrida showed significant inhibitory activity with IC50