Natural Antiviral Remedies

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Natural antiviral remedies are effective and safe as they are free from side-effects. These natural remedies are mainly antioxidants that can boost the body’s immune system. A combination of antioxidants results in some of the best natural remedies against viruses.


Vitamins, grapefruit seed extracts and olive along with supportive minerals are used to make various combinations. Most commonly used minerals in natural antiviral remedies include magnesium, zinc and selenium. Also a wide range of herbs and essential oils are also used.


According to medical experts, dietary changes can boost immunity against many viruses. Sugar, refined carbohydrates, processed foods, junk foods are a few that can be avoided or consumed in moderation.


There are herbal remedies for treating viruses. Astragalus, green tea, licorice, peppermint, licorice, garlic are some common herbs used in natural antiviral cures. Essential oils such as lemon balm oil, tea tree oil, eucalyptus oil are also used to treat virus infections.


Garlic has been since time immemorial. It is a well known for its antiviral and antimicrobial compounds. It is effective against prevention of common flu virus and Bacillus, Streptococcus, and Staphylococcus bacteria.


A study at the Cornell University has found that oregano can fight 30 different bacteria. Oregano can be consumed in the form of capsules or made into tea. Food seasoning of oregano is not sufficient to prevent viral infections.


Astragalus helps in alleviating common cold and flu symptoms. On consumption, Astragalus produces heat in the body, and provides comfort to the body.


Echinacea stimulates the production of white blood cells. This property helps the body to fight against viruses.


Schizandra, common in Chinese medicine, mullein, elderberry also have various properties that offer best natural cures against viruses.


Natural antiviral remedies do not work in a similar method in all people. It is best to take the advice of a natural health care provider and work out a program that best suits a person’s body.


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