Anti-Viral Herbs: 7 Traditional Classics

By overwhelming requests, I present seven classic and common herbs traditionally used to fortify and assist our immune system to deal with viral and microbic infections. Please Note: There is no evidence currently these herbs are effective against CoVid-19.

Echinacea Benefits: Snapshot

Native Americans used this herb externally for burns, swelling of the lymph nodes, and insect bites. Internally, it was used for pain associated with headaches and stomachaches, measles, coughs, and gonorrhea. It was also used for rattlesnake bites. Today, the herb is used for prophylaxis and treatment of flu, sepsis, and mild to moderate cold infections.

Alteratives: 5 personal favourites

Looking for a few ideas on which herbs are best for a cleanse? Alteratives are herbs that tone and support optimal function in the body. Here's five of my favourites.