Using herbal medicines for Viral illnesses
Although the current Coronavirus has recently emerged from the microbe soup with which we share the planet the same anti-viral strategies apply to using herbs for the flu like symptoms as for all such similar viruses.
The key to maintaining good health in an epidemic is avoiding contact as advised by Government agencies.
Washing hands frequently with soap and warm water is the gold standard, so don't panic if you cannot source hand sanitiser in the shops.
Be assertive, offer a tissue to anyone not taking cough and sneeze hygiene seriously if they are in your company, we will all find it hard to consciously remember consciously.
Children are relatively resistant to the effects of the virus but may spread the virus, parents are advised to limit contact of their children with children outside the family, and limit contact with vulnerable people.
Good hydration with water or preferably herbal teas e.g. Boost tea, Clearway tea, Tranquility tea or any combination or single tea including Ribwort, Elderflower, Mint, Yarrow, Wild Oats, Rosemary, Rose Hips, Lemon Balm etc.
Drink herb teas with catechins e.g. Green tea