The turmeric compound curcumin has been found to inhibit a number of significant viruses, including zika virus, hepatitis, herpes, chikungunya virus, influenza-A, HIV and HPV.
Could our best bet against deadly viral infections like Ebola already be hiding in plain sight within our spice racks?
Fear of infection with the Ebola virus is becoming as contagious as the virus itself, with mainstream media outlets like CNN reporting, 'Ebola outbreak could have 'catastrophic' consequences.' But what if natural therapies are already available?
Spices, herbs and foods have been used to ward off upper respiratory infections since time immemorial. Today, we have the weight of science confirming some of the these time-tested drug alternatives to cold and flu.
Despite the widespread belief that HPV infection is a lethal force against which we only have vaccination and watchful waiting to defend ourselves, both ancient herbal medicine and our body's inherent immune defenses have newly been confirmed to have significant power against it.
In the first study of its kind, this common herb was found to have remarkable healing results for common warts and corns.
In addition to being a beautiful living decoration, the common garden plant marigold is also a powerful healing agent that boasts a wide variety of health benefits.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is often confused with the common cold, and typically results in wheezing and other respiratory symptoms. Now research has determined that the famous Ayurvedic remedy inhibits this sometimes lethal virus.
While the media and medical instutitions panic over the Ebola virus, research has confirmed that antiviral phytochemicals from red algae and other plants can not only suppress Ebola, but also HIV, SARS, Hepatitis-C and other viruses.
There are words you don't use in medicine today, such as "cure." But a remarkable case study in an HIV positive patient treated with black seed extract resulted in a sustained remission, indicating a safe, accessible and affordable alternative to highly toxic antiretroviral HIV drugs may already exist.
Recently Big Pharma’s Tamiflu was exposed as ineffective against the flu. But researchers have discovered that natural ginseng extract may succeed where patented synthetic chemicals have failed.
It's back to school, and every new school year brings new cold and flu viral infections. Learn how certain bifidobacteria fight off and reduce colds and flu infections.