Viruses are responsible for a wide variety of diseases in humans, including the common cold, flu, hepatitis, herpes, HIV/AIDS, HPV, Lyme disease, and Zika. While a number of viral infections can be treated by contemporary Western medicine, many are still without preventive vaccines and effective remedies. In addition, routine vaccinations have become a subject of growing public concern and controversy.
Herbal antivirals can boost the body’s immune system to help battle harmful microbes, stop a viral infection from progressing, or shorten the duration or severity of symptoms. Explore the advantages of using an amazing collection of plant allies—such as astragalus, barberry, Chinese skullcap, Echinacea, elderberry, ginseng, green tea, lemon balm, licorice, and peppermint—to thwart viral infections naturally. Heath advocate Sorrel Davis discusses these herbal protectors in detail and provides guidelines regarding their usage, cautions, and side effects.