A COVID-19 remedy? Really?

How to tell whether a herbal product can really treat COVID-19? I wrote the friend a reply, which I wish to share here without naming the product. My intention is to provide an example of how we can analyse the information on many COVID-19 cures or remedies that we may read on social media these days.

Nature care for hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism – herbal medicine can restore sub-optimal thyroid function. A healthy diet rich in whole grains, sea vegetables, nuts and seeds can be helpful. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight is also vital to improve hypothyroidism.

Ginger and iron deficiency anaemia

Taking ginger can help to improve iron deficiency anaemia in two ways. First, ginger can help the absorption of iron. Second, ginger stimulates the production of red blood cells and increase the haemoglobin count. Together the anaemic condition can be reversed. Not surprisingly, ginger has been used in TCM to replenish the blood for thousands of years.

Plant-based remedies for acid reflux

Many plant-based remedies, inclduiong chamomile, ginger, lemon, slippery elm, marshmallow, and meadowsweet, can be used to ease the discomfort of acid reflux and help to improve the condition.These herbs have been traditionally used to address gastrointestinal conditions. Trust the ancient wisdom.