April 4, 2018


Antiviral herbs and essential oils may help reduce viral infections.  Echinacea has proven noteworthy in helping with prevention of common cold viruses.  For most botanicals, more research is needed to determine safe and effective amounts. Antiviral – Recipes Blog Articles Can essential oils offer antiviral activities against the flu?  Read […]
April 4, 2018


Contracts tissue; mainly the skin, and may also reduce the discharge of blood or mucous.  Astringent herbs help with tissue toning and tightening.  Witch hazel and meadowsweet are examples. Astringent Recipes   Blog Articles   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the […]
May 10, 2018

Cranesbill (Geranium maculatum) Research

Latin Name: Geranium maculatum Family: Geraniaceae Cranesbill has shown antiviral action against herpes and other viruses.  Studies are promising, but human research is needed. RESEARCH GENERAL Natural Standard (2015).  Spotted Geranium Monograph. ACHS. 2017. Course Material, HERB502: Cranesbill monograph. ANTIVIRAL Geranium sanguineum had an antiviral effect against herpes related to […]