Tag Archives: COVID-19

Hope, Wisdom, and Science from the Plant Kingdom in the Ongoing COVID Crisis | DonnieYance.com

  Viruses are one of the oldest organisms on Earth. They consist simply of a protein envelope and nucleic acids, which renders them unable to replicate outside of a host.  Some viruses, such as influenza, can both rearrange compatible genes and mutate on a regular basis in order to remain invisible.[1] Interestingly, the main benefit of herbs is their working

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Herbalism: A new era (Coronavirus – an Invitation) — John J Slattery Bioregional Herbalist, Forager, Author

A bioregional herbalist’s look at the Coronavirus (CoV 2019) and important herbs to consider prior to and during exposure So I thought I’d take some time to write about some of the herbs that I feel will be important upon exposure to CoV-2, but first, to help put some of this in perspective. Mexican elder leaf (Sambucus mexicana, syn. S.

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Herbal Companies Brace for Supply Chain Impacts of COVID-19

This article reports on market conditions as of mid-April 2020 for herbal ingredients and products. Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs {CBCOH} is not recommending any of the mentioned botanical ingredients as remedies to prevent or treat coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, a global pandemic. By

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Update from the Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Regarding BAPP’s Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Herb Industry and Medicinal Plant Community Friend and Colleague: As we all work our way through this most unfortunate and disruptive COVID-19 pandemic, we fervently hope that you and your family and work associates are safe and robustly healthy. We are taking this opportunity to share with you how we see the significant and essential role that the ABC-AHP-NCNPR

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The Truth about Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) | DonnieYance.com

False information can spread like wildfire, particularly during times of fear and uncertainty. Right now, there is misinformation circulating about elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and COVID-19. Elderberry extract is being falsely accused of triggering a cytokine storm or cytokine release syndrome (CRS), an intense inflammatory response that can be deadly. During the SARS epidemic, CRS caused severe lung damage and was a

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A Brief History of Chloroquine

FDA fast-tracks the drug, modeled after the natural substance quinine in cinchona bark, for use in COVID-19 clinical trials Editor’s note: The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) is disseminating this information to its members and other stakeholders in the medicinal plant community to provide historical insight into the ethnobotanical approach to drug discovery with respect to chloroquine and its derivative hydroxychloroquine.

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Coronavirus – Holistic Strategies for Building Immune Resilience – Farmacopia

Concerned about the coronavirus? Embolden your defenses and care for your immune system with these herbs and practices. The current coronavirus outbreak, named Covid-19, has infected nearly 78,000 individuals. Cases can range in severity, from mild or asymptomatic illness to severe or fatal. According to a recent JAMA study of 72,314 Covid-19 infections, 81% of cases are mild. Initial symptoms

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