Treatment of genital herpes using olive leaf extract

Lorzadeh N., Kazemirad Y., Kazemirad N.

Clinical Case Reports, vol.9, no.2, pp.986-989, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/ccr3.3723
  • Journal Name: Clinical Case Reports
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.986-989
  • Keywords: acyclovir, antiviral, genital herpes, infection, olive leaf extract
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


Genital herpes is one of the sexually transmitted diseases that is reported with a greater incidence of primary and secondary recurrence. In this study, olive leaf extract was used for its antiviral properties to treat the infection. The randomized-clinical trials using such a therapeutic approach are required in this field.