15 kinds of spices and herbs against virus in daily life
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15 kinds of spices and herbs against virus in daily life

日 期:2019/11/25 11:37:54 已 阅:2019 次

Since ancient times, spices and herbal medicines have been used in a variety of diets and natural therapies against diseases, including viral infections.

Because they are rich in effective plant compounds, many of them help to fight against viruses and are favored by natural medicine practitioners.

At the same time, only limited human research can support the benefits of certain herbs, so you should take them with salt.

These are 15 kinds of spices and herbs with strong antiviral activity.

1. oregano
Origanum is a popular herb in mint family, which is famous for its impressive medicinal quality. Its plant compounds (including carvol) have antiviral properties.

In a test tube study, Origanum Oil and carvol reduced the activity of mouse norovirus (MNV) within 15 minutes after exposure.

MNV is highly infectious and is the main cause of human stomach cold. It is very similar to human norovirus and is used for scientific research because it is well known that human norovirus is difficult to grow in a laboratory environment.

Origanum Oil and carvol also showed antiviral activity against herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). Rotavirus is a common cause of diarrhea in infants, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause respiratory infection.

2. Salvia
Sage, also a member of mint family, is an aromatic herbal medicine, which has long been used in traditional medicine to treat virus infection.

The antiviral properties of Salvia are mainly attributed to the compounds found in the leaves and stems of plants called Salvia alkali and Salvia I.

In vitro studies have shown that the herb is resistant to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), which causes AIDS. In one study, sage extract significantly inhibited HIV activity by preventing viruses from entering target cells.

Sage has also been shown to fight HSV-1 and Indiana blisters, which infect farm animals such as horses, cattle, pigs and.

3. basil
Many types of basil, including sweet and holy basil, are resistant to certain viral infections.

For example, a test tube study found that sweet basil extract (including apigenin and ursolic acid and other compounds) has an effective effect on herpes virus, hepatitis B and enterovirus.

It has been shown that basil, also known as Tulsi, can enhance immunity, which may help fight viral infection.

In a four week study of 24 healthy adults, supplementation with 300 mg of St. Basil extract significantly increased levels of helper T cells and natural killer cells, both immune cells that help protect and protect against viral infection.

4. fennel
Anise is a kind of liquorice plant which can resist some viruses.

A test tube study showed that anise extract has a strong antiviral effect on herpesvirus and parainfluenza 3 virus (PI-3), which can cause respiratory tract infection in cattle.

In addition, fennel aniseed is the main component of fennel essential oil, which shows strong antiviral effect against herpes virus.

According to animal studies, anise can also enhance your immune system and reduce inflammation, which may also help fight viral infection.

5. garlic
Garlic is a popular natural therapy for many diseases, including virus infection.

In a study of 23 adults with warts caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), garlic extract was applied twice a day to the affected area, eliminating all warts after 1-2 weeks.

In addition, earlier in vitro studies have shown that garlic may have antiviral activity against influenza A and B, HIV, HSV-1, viral pneumonia and rhinovirus. However, there is a lack of research.

Animal and test tube studies have shown that garlic can enhance immune system response by stimulating protective immune cells, thus preventing virus infection.

6. Lemon balsam
Lemon balsam is a kind of lemon plant, which is often used in tea and seasoning. It is also famous for its medicinal quality.

Lemon balsam extract is a source of concentrated essential oil and plant compounds with antiviral activity.

In vitro studies have shown that it has antiviral effects against avian influenza (AI), herpesvirus, HIV-1 and enterovirus 71, which can cause severe infections in infants and children.

Peppermint has strong antiviral properties and is usually added to natural tea, extracts and tin agents for the treatment of virus infection.

Its leaves and essential oils contain menthol, rosmarinic acid and other active ingredients, which have antiviral and anti-inflammatory activities.

In a test tube study, peppermint leaf extract showed effective antiviral activity against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and significantly reduced levels of inflammatory compounds.

8. Rosemary
Rosemary is often used in cooking, but because it contains many plant compounds, including oleanolic acid.

Oleanolic acid showed antiviral activity against herpes virus, HIV, influenza and hepatitis in animal and in vitro studies.

In addition, rosemary extract has been proved to have antiviral effect on herpes virus and hepatitis A, thus affecting the liver.

9. Echinacea purpurea
Echinacea purpurea is one of the most widely used ingredients in herbal medicine because of its impressive health promoting properties. Many parts of the plant, including flowers, leaves and roots, are used in naturopathy.

In fact, Echinacea purpurea is a species that produces cone-shaped flowers and is used by Native Americans to treat a variety of diseases, including viral infections.

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