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Ninety Anti-HIV Active Chinese Medicinal Herbs

By Luo Shide, Fan Duoqing

[Th.B.4104] NINETY ANTI-HIV ACTIVE CHINESE MEDICINAL HERBS

Luo Shide, Fan Duoqing. Kunming Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Kunming 650204, China

Of the approximately 5000 Chinese Herbs, over 700 species are frequently used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Since 1987, we have studied the Anti- HIV activities of the various solvent extracts of these herbs, and have found 90 of them (about 13 percents) showed some activities. Their names, IC50 and EC50 are shown in the following Table.

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Our result suggests that the activities of most herbs are relatively week while the toxicities are strong, which hinder the direct clinical use of them in AIDS treatments. Usually isolation and purification are needed to gain pure active compounds so as to reduce the toxicities and enhance the activities. Many of our works have been done in this field and some results have applied Chinese Patent (CN 1107152A). on the other hand, according to the Monarch, Minister, Assistant and Guide principle of TCM theory, the side effects can be reduced through proper composition. Some complex prescription composed of these 90 herbs used in AIDS treatment are list in the following Table.

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Luo Shide, Kunming Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Kunming 650204, China.
Tel: 86-871-5150660-4620
Fax: 86-871-5150227

 

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