Nowadays, a lot of people are getting affected by some kind of viruses, because they are not careful enough. And viruses are very dangerous, because they can be the cause of infectious diseases such as warts, cold and flu and also one of very dangerous diseases HIV-AIDS, smallpox and hemorrhagic fevers.But the worst and really worrying part is that antibiotics won’t work on viruses.
You should not leave viruses untreated, you should treat it immediately, if you see some signs of virus.
But worry not, we are gonna show you some herbs, that can help you with this kind of problem and we can assure you, that sometimes these herbs are more effective than our medicine, because they have antiviral properties and they can fight viruses really effectively.
These are Herbs that can help you in fight against viruses:
Astragalus works really well against viruses, because it boosts our immune system and it also has antiviral effects and that’s why it works really effectively against flu and cold. You can consume it either internally as a capsule, or by adding it in soup or you can make herbal tea by boiling slices of astragalus root. Astragalus works really well as prevention, so you should take it during flu season, but you should avoid taking it if you have a fiver.
Cat’s claw ( Uncaria Tomentosa )
Cat’s claw just like astragalus root, can boost our immune system, thus increasing our body’s protection against illness. But it also is antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral herb, it can be consumed as a tea, capsule or tincture, and you should not consume it while pregnant.
Garlic has been used as medicine against cold and flu since long time ago, and that’s because its very effective.It has antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties just like Cat’s Claw (Uncaria Tomentosa).Also garlic is not expensive herb, so you can find it in almost any near store.And make sure to use it unaltered for maximum benefits.If you want to prevent cold and flu with garlic, you should cut garlic into small pieces and simmer it in chicken broth.
Ginger like all the herbs above, has antiviral and antibacterial properties, and it can prevent and decrease duration of common cold.You can consume it as tea, capsules or it can be added to your meals.You can also add honey to your Ginger tea to sweeten its taste.Its not recommended for pregnant women to consume this herb, and you also use this herb as a prevention of viruses, if you notice any signs.
Licorice root is commonly used for gastric ulcers because it kills H. pylori that causes ulcers, without doing any harm to stomach.Licorice root can be used as tea or you can mix it with other herb teas. Pregnant women should avoid this herb.
Dried Lemon Balm Leaf
Lemon balm has significantly strong antiviral properties, and it’s used for upset stomach,cold sores and herpes.Also the tea made from lemon balm leaf tastes really good and it fights cold and flu effectively.