Front Pharmacol 2021 15;12:615147. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Institute for Virology, University Clinics and Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
Despite concerns about toxicity, potentially harmful effects and herb-drug interactions, the use of herbal medicines remains widely practiced by people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in Uganda. The objective of the paper was to comprehensively review the literature on the toxicity and chemical composition of commonly used medicinal plant species in treating PLHIV in Uganda. We reviewed relevant articles and books published over the last sixty years on ethnobotany, antiviral/anti-HIV activity, toxicity, phytochemistry of , , , , , , , , , and and their synonyms. Read More