Herbal medicine and COVID-19

Herbal medicine and COVID-19

Shortly before we began the Ayurveda in Nepal program in February, details on what was initially called the Wuhan virus were just beginning to emerge, and I began to receive a lot of questions about what people should do to prepare for it. Given that I’ve been so busy in the Nepal program I haven’t had much time to write anything on the subject. Now that the program is over and I’m spending a few days at the beach in Kerala, I have a little more time to share my thoughts on COVID-19. Part of my hesitation is that there has been so much written on the subject that I really didn’t want to play into the whole “disaster porn” narrative that is so prevalent. Now, as more facts have emerged, I feel it’s probably a good time to share my thoughts on the subject. What is the coronavirus? Although I don't pay too much attention to social media, there is a lot of speculation on the source for the coronavirus including a conspiracy theory peddled that it is a bioweapon developed by … [Read more...]