Antiviral herbs will effectively fight and kill viruses in the body. They will also help to prevent viruses from multiplying as well as reproducing. Synthetic antiviral, which can also be effective in fighting against viruses, especially the flu virus, has known side effects. There are many individuals, inclusive of myself, who prefer the natural way to treat viral infection and this is an individual's choice over synthetic drugs which are at times rendered ineffective.
It is a known fact that there are hundreds of viruses to combat every single day and these viruses can cause serious infections. There are many methods that are being used to remedy the situation. However, some of these methods inclusive of antibiotics are at times not very effective and after treating the illnesses, the viruses return after a while.
An antiviral herb that is used at times is the extracts from the
Himalayan neem tree (Melia Azadirachta) which is also referred to as
nature's drugstore. For thousands of years this tree has been used as
herbal medicine. It possesses antibacterial, antifungal as well as
Extract of the flowers from the neem tree (Melia Azadirachta) can be found in anew alternative and this may be used to prevent inflammation of the skin.
There are many medicinal herbs that are able to play the antiviral roles but there are those that stand out as the best among the rest. My top six antiviral medicinal herbs which are safe, effective and natural are as follows:
Garlic (Allium sativum) has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that will cure infection. It is an excellent remedy for flu and yeast infection as well as immune conditions. It is believed that cutting a clove of garlic in half and placing it in the vagina preferably each night for a period of time will cure yeast infection. Garlic is one of my favorite herbs. I use it very, very often, day and night. Believe me when I tell you that there is hardly a day passes without me putting garlic in every meal.
Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is an excellent remedy for a bad cough, sore throat as well as tuberculosis. When made into a poultice it is good place on swellings, boils, carbuncles as well as sprains.
Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) has astringent medicinal property and it is good to treat severe sore throat as well as breathing problems. It is a good source of herbal detox. Get rid of toxins from the body with this medicinal herb.
These are my personal top six medicinal plants in this category and they are medicinal herbs that are commonly used by individuals who prefer to use natural alternative remedy. They can also be used as defense against the deadly Ebola virus. These antiviral herbs will destroy germs, bacteria and any virus that will make a person sick.
Updated October 01, 2014