Antiviral & Immunity Enhancement Herbs
It is important to understand that other than protective gears, face masks, social distancing and proper hygiene practices, there is no known herb or supplement that can protect you from COVID-19. There is NO EVIDENCE so far that any herbal extract can treat COVID-19 and no herbs should replace medical advice from your doctor, nonetheless the antiviral extracts mentioned in the article below can boost your immune system.
Echinacea has a complex mix of active substances, some of which are said to be antimicrobial, while others are believed to have an effect on the human immune system. Echinacea also contains alkylamides or alkamides, which have an effect on the immune system, as well as polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and caffeic acid derivatives.
All species of this herbal remedy have compounds called phenols. Many plants contain phenols, active substances that control the activity of a range of enzymes and cell receptors, and protect the plant from infections and ultraviolet (UV) radiation damage. Phenols have antioxidant properties, which may be good for human health.
Radix Isatis was recommend widely in China in 2003 as a prevention to SARS. Radix Isatis is with small yellow flowers, and grows in of northern and central China. The leaves and roots of the plant are used in traditional Chinese medicine. Radix Isatis is used to treat upper airway infections, scaly itchy skin (psoriasis), diarrhea, and other conditions.
Forsythia Suspensa is a flowering plant native to Asia, and is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. Forsythia Suspensa contains the lignans Pinoresinol and phillyrin. Forsythia is used for swelling of small air passages in the lung (bronchiolitis), tonsillitis, sore throat, fever, vomiting, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, gonorrhea, pain and swelling (inflammation), and a severe skin rash with fever and vomiting caused by a bacterium (erysipelas).Sometimes forsythia is given intravenously (by IV) in combination with other herbs for treating bronchiolitis.
Chaga mushrooms are rich in a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Chaga is traditionally grated into a fine powder and used to brew a beverage resembling coffee or tea. Though ugly in appearance, the chaga mushroom is gaining popularity in the Western world for its potential health benefits. Chaga can Boosts Your Immune System and Fights Inflammation. As a result, this mushroom could help fight infections — from minor colds to serious illnesses. Additionally, animal and test-tube studies demonstrate that chaga can prevent the production of harmful cytokines, which trigger inflammation and are associated with disease
Lion’s Mane Mushroom
Lion’s mane mushrooms, also known as hou tou gu or yamabushitake, are large, white, shaggy mushrooms that resemble a lion’s mane as they grow. Animal research shows that lion’s mane mushroom can boost immunity by increasing the activity of the intestinal immune system, which protects the body from pathogens that enter the gut through the mouth or nose. These effects may partly be due to beneficial changes in gut bacteria that stimulate the immune system.One study even found that supplementing with lion’s mane extract daily nearly quadrupled the lifespan of mice injected with a lethal dose of salmonella bacteria.The immune-boosting effects of lion’s mane mushrooms are very promising, but this area of research is still developing.
The remains of the insect and fungi have been hand-collected, dried and used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries to treat fatigue, sickness, kidney disease and low sex drive. Research has shown that when human cells are exposed to Cordyceps, special proteins that increase inflammation in the body become suppressed. Cordyceps may also have topical uses. One study found it reduced skin inflammation when applied topically in mice, further demonstrating its anti-inflammatory properties
Chinese medicine makes use of many different plants and fungi. Interestingly, the reishi mushroom is particularly popular. One of the most important effects of the reishi mushroom is that it can boost your immune system. Research in cancer patients has shown that some of the molecules found in the mushroom can increase the activity of a type of white blood cell called natural killer cells. Another study found that reishi can increase the number of other white blood cells (lymphocytes) in those with colorectal cancer. Overall, Reishi mushroom can enhance immune function through its effects on white blood cells, which help fight infection and cancer.
Honeysuckle is a plant that is sometimes called “woodbine.” The flower, seed, and leaves are used for medicine. In Chinese medicine, the honeysuckle flower is commonly used to help ease the flu, colds and sore throat. Also, honeysuckle plant has the ability to prevent the influenza virus from replicating.
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