Anti-Viral Herbs

Did you know that viruses cause 90% of respiratory ailments? Most pharmaceutical medications are expensive and only narrowly effective, but herbs and essential oils can help!

Anti-Viral Herbs:

  • Lomatium (Lomatium dissectum)
  • Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
  • Osha (Ligusticum porterii)
  • Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
  • Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra or G. uralensis)


Anti-Viral Essential Oils:

  • Thyme linalool (Thymus vulgaris L. ct. linalool)
  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
  • Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
  • Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
  • Eucalyptus  (Eucalyptus globulus and E. radiata)
  • Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
  • Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)
  • Melissa (Melissa officinalis)
  • Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)

© Elaine Sheff, Clinical Herbalist 2013

IMG_3077Elaine Sheff has been studying medicinal plants since 1987. A Clinical Herbalist, she is a graduate of both the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies and the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. She is passionate about the inherent healing connection between people and plants. Elaine has a longstanding clinical practice providing herbal consultations for individuals with health concerns. A best selling author, Elaine teaches herb classes throughout the United States and is the co-founder of Meadowsweet Herbs. She is a certified instructor of Natural Family Planning, a safe, effective birth control method used to avoid or achieve pregnancy.   You can often find Elaine in her garden, homeschooling her children, or cooking some delicious gluten-free meal

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