Herbal - Singhvi Online Tips


There are hundreds of herbs that are commonly known to possess significant amount of antiviral activity when used. They may be readily available in your own garden or in the local market, while others may prove very hard to find. It is advisable to consult an expert on herbal medicines to get the right dosage and conditions for use. For example, there are those herbs that should not be taken during pregnancy. You will also realize that most of the herbs indicated are used to treat more than one viral infection. Some are even strong enough to kill all the other harmful pathogens. It is also possible to find an infection that has more than one natural remedy.

1. Olive leaf can be used in tea together with mint or as a capsule too. It is most often used in the treatment of flu, common cold and herpes all the times.

2. Balm from lemon leaf is another herb rich in antiviral properties. It is used in the treatment of stomach upset and skin infections when applied topically. You can make an infusion (add hot water)for oral application. It has believed to be unsuitable for use during pregnancy. Adding ginger to tea and meals not only makes it tastier but is also known to prevent and reduce the time required for common cold to disappear. It also relieves sore throat and chest pains. When mixed with honey, it is a powerful herb in treating flu and reducing sore throat. It can also be ground or cut into tiny pieces and added to hot water.

3. Chlorella is a small single celled green algae that is not only an awesome source of nutrition but also known to boost the immune system. A strong immune system helps fight viruses, hence preventing infection or stopping infection from spreading.

4. Chamomiles are used to make herbal infusions for medical purposes. This daisy like plant is a treatment for gastrointestinal disorders and relieving inflammations and ulcers. It is preferred crushed to remove the juice which is added to hot water.

5. Cayenne pepper is undoubtedly one of the world’s most powerful herbs. It has numerous medicinal values, one being the treatment and relief of common flu, sore throat, stomach upset and prevention of formation of other pathogens such as fungi. It is added to food as a spice.

6. Bilberry is not only useful for its culinary activities, it is actually a strong medicinal herb. It is used in the treatment of disorders occurring in the gastrointestinal tract and circulatory complications. The juice from the fruit is drunk in a cup full or half full. It is sweet, therefore you don’t need to add any sweetening agents as is the case with other herbs.

7. The weed commonly known as black cohosh is useful in the treatment of kidney infections and sore throat. The herb juice is useful and drank for a few days for its effects to be seen. However, the herb has severe side effects such as; dizziness, headache, seizures, nausea, vomiting, sweating, and low blood pressure.

8. Chili is being useful in traditional folk medicine for aeons especially in Asian countries like India. It is used in the management of herpes and other respiratory tract infections. It is used in food or applied topically by adding to water, and is among the most commonly used spices in the world.

9. Garlic is an undisputed traditional medicine. It is used as a remedy for several ailments including warts, flu and common cold. There are other natural ways for treating genital warts, for example taking an oatmeal bath or placing slices of onions on the warts. However, onions are not proven scientifically to be adequate. I advise you to see your doctor because these remedies only heal warts, not the HPV that caused the warts. Chewing on raw garlic is said to help patients with high blood pressure. Most people use garlic ain food, though it leaves a smell that doesn’t go away easily.

10. Asparagus root is useful as a preventive measure for flu. It works best by boosting the body’s immune system, enabling the body to fight off viruses. It is advisable to use it when anticipating a season of flu, not when you already have it. Use it in tea or cooked it in food.

11. Cat’s’claw, taken as a capsule or in tea, is a strong antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal herb. It is also a very strong immune booster.

12. We cannot talk about herbs without mentioning aloe vera. It is one herb that treats almost anything. It is in the same family as the sisal plant. Not only that, but it is very bitter and might require an additional sweetener; honey is to be preferred. Likewise, it can be administered orally or topically and is deemed very effective.

13. The roots, leaves, seed, and berries of the elderberry tree, are used in treating common cold and flu. Due to the high level of cyanide present in the plant, you have to boil it fully before using it as medicine.

14. Oregano oil is useful as medicine and a flavour in food. It is a strong antiviral medicine, as it speeds the healing process and prevents irritation of the skin when applied topically.

15. Licorice root is useful as a tea and drank alone, or could be mixed with another herbal tea in the treatment of gastric ulcers. It is both an antibacterial and an antiviral.

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