Year 2021, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 58 - 65 2021-05-02

Can Medicinal Plants Help in the Treatment of the New Coronavirus? Some R & D Aspects in Slovak Republic

İvan SALAMON [1]

At the end of February 2020, the World Health Organization published the final report: Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which directly presents the findings of a joint mission of experts from around the world in China in the period after the pandemic. Researchers have been searching for anything that could help other countries fight the new type of 2019-nCoV virus; among other things, how to prevent it`s spread or how to treat it as effectively as possible. In China, doctors, pharmacists and ordinary citizens use the phytotherapy of traditional Chinese medicine on a daily basis to prevent and treat COVID-19. As part of this report, it is recommended to carry out research on natural substances isolated from medicinal plants, the aim of which should be to evaluate their real effectiveness against this disease. Experts agree that we are using vaccines or medicament that would be effective in the fight against the new type of coronavirus SARS CoV-2. While we look forward to it, let us remember which medicinal plants and their natural substances can bring us relief from its manifestations during COVID-19 disease. It is important to know, that relevant herbal drugs and supplements standardized to the active antiviral natural substance. They can play an important role in the treatment and management of the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent recurrences.
COVID-19 pandemic, herbs, immune effect, natural components
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Primary Language en
Subjects Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Journal Section Review Articles

Orcid: 0000-0001-5379-3989
Author: İvan SALAMON (Primary Author)
Country: Slovakia

Supporting Institution Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
Project Number 00162-0001 (MS SR-3634/2010-11)
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Publication Date : May 2, 2021

APA Salamon, İ . (2021). Can Medicinal Plants Help in the Treatment of the New Coronavirus? Some R & D Aspects in Slovak Republic . Current Perspectives on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CUPMAP) , 4 (1) , 58-65 . DOI: 10.38093/cupmap.950755