Herbal plants as immunity modulators against COVID-19. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Herbal plants as immunity modulators against COVID-19: A primary preventive measure during home quarantine.
J Herb Med. 2021 Aug 5:100501. Epub 2021 Aug 5. PMID: 34377631
The novel coronavirus or severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a deadly virus which has spread globally and claimed millions of lives. This novel virus transmits mainly through droplets and close human contact. It's impact in different countries varies depending on geographical location, climatic conditions, food habits, and cultural activities. Several precautionary measures, as well as many medicines, are applied in different combinations to limit the spread of infection. This results in a preliminary relief of people infected in the first stage of infection. An alternative approach has been introduced which proposes natural herbs, which have minimal or no side effects, and improve overall immunity. Some essential herbs with their immunomodulatory effects are mentioned in this article along with suggestions for improved immunity and protection.