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Review Article - Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (2021) Volume 4, Issue 5

Bioactive compounds to combat corona virus: A review

This review article is intended to emphasize the relevance of natural products in the drug discovery particulary, Indian medicinal plants with numerous biological potential. A literature survey led to the collection of major immunity development plant species. To support sustainable processes with minimum impact these compounds must be designed in the laboratory by synthetic technique to strengthen the immune system of human to combat the newly emerging and harmful virus like novel corona. Nature has gifted with diverse species of plants rich in biologically active compounds which serves as a cure for all the living creatures in an efficient and safe manner. The diverse climatic conditions of India have been afforded with various plant species. The bioactivities of tannins, phenols, terpenoids, flavonoids, esters and other minor compounds and its uses in Indian traditional medicine are reviewed.

Author(s): Senthilkumar V*, Ilavenil KK

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