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Iran J Virol 2014, 8(1): 35-41 Back to browse issues page
Inhibitory Effect of Mentha Piperita Extracts against Herpes Simplex Virus Isolated from Eye Infection
Jalil Omidian, Fariba Sheikhi-Shooshtari , Maryam Fazeli
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
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Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is one of the common pathogenic viruses of humans bing. This study aimed to determin anti-herpes virus activity of Mentha Piperita extracts in vitro. Mentha Piperita extracts can inhibit HSV infection when the cells treated before viral adsorbtion. HSV-1 were also inhibited by menthol after viral adsorption. HSV-1 viral particles were directly inhibited and viral yield was reduced when treated with Mentha Piperita extracts and menthol. Therefore, Mentha Piperita extracts and menthol showed anti-HSV activities at various stages of the viral replication cycle.

Keywords: Mentha Piperita, menthol, herpes simplex virus, virus replication, eye infection
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/09/15 | Accepted: 2016/09/15 | Published: 2016/09/15
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Omidian J, Sheikhi-Shooshtari F, Fazeli M. Inhibitory Effect of Mentha Piperita Extracts against Herpes Simplex Virus Isolated from Eye Infection. Iran J Virol. 2014; 8 (1) :35-41
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