Natural Healing Methods to Fight COVID-19 Infection

Written by Dr. Melissa Gallagher, Naturopathic Physician

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During an active COVID-19 infection, I recommend adding the following to my risk-lowering protocol:

Top Herbal Supplements to Help Fight COVID-19 Infection:

1. Andrographis Paniculata – a traditional herb used to treat and prevent respiratory infections. Demonstrates anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and immune-stimulating activation. I consider this herbal to be one of the most potent herbals during a COVID infection because it has been shown to have the capacity to protect core COVID-targeted organs like the lungs, brain, liver, kidneys, and intestine from viral replication. [1]

2. Berberine helps to lower blood glucose and has a complex capacity to down regulate and suppress inflammatory actions. One of the major factors with an infection is the triggering of secondary diseases like diabetes. [2]

Camu Camu

3. Vitamin C by way of Camu Camu – this Amazonian berry has the highest concentrated levels of vitamin C, which supports your immune responsiveness throughout your infection. [3]

4. N-Acetyl-Cysteine – can reduce severity and duration of symptoms. [3]

5. Elderberry – shown to positively modulate immune response and demonstrates respiratory-focused anti-viral benefits. [3]

Top Foods To Consume During COVID-19 Infection:

Healing Body Care During COVID-19 Infection:

Magnesium Baths

Magnesium Baths – warm bath soaks with 3-5 lbs. of Epsom salts and infusion of CBD bath bombs can help ease the intense musculoskeletal pains.

Thymus Tapping – boost your immune system with this easy DIY. Stimulate your thymus gland to produce an increase in white blood cell activity during your infection. Tapping 5-10x a day will help support your immune response.

Activate Your Vagus Nerve – activating this key parasympathetic nervous system trigger can help calm the cytokine storm that is heightened with an infection. [4]

Recommended Beneficial Activities:

  • Gargle with salt water
  • Hum
  • Chant
  • Sing
  • Diaphragmatic breathing
  • Expose your body to cold: Cold wash cloth on neck, cold bath, or ending a shower with cold water
  • Sleep on your right side (avoid back sleeping)

Apply topical CBD creams on sore and achy joints and muscles.

Infrared Therapy (with mild fevers only) – can ease pain and fight viral infection by stimulating and activating lymphocytes, macrophages, and NK cell counts. Optimized when followed by a session of cold-water therapy. [5]

Saline Nasal Flushes – using saline nasal sprays and neti pots can help flush nasal passageways to protect nasal mucosa. [6]


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Dr. Melissa Gallagher, Naturopathic Physician
Dr. Melissa Gallagher, Naturopathic Physician, holds a Masters in Holistic Nutrition and a Doctorate of Naturopathy. In addition to providing expert guidance to Organixx, Dr. Melissa maintains a busy private practice in Texas. Her primary focus is working with individuals addressing digestive disorders, hormone balance, detoxification therapies, and primary and secondary lymphedema cases through lymphatic decongestive treatments.

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