The following are recommendations for botanicals which have a track record for supporting the body’s ability to survive viral attacks.  

While I list the supplements that can be obtained online and with local vendors I am also adding the ones that I recommend  out of my office that are only sold to practicing physicians.  

In some of the articles provided at the end there are additional recommendations along with the rational.  

  • Oxymatrine
  • Resveratrol
  • Andrographis complex 
  • Baicailin
  • Berberine
  • N Acetyl Cysteine 1200 to 1800mg/day
  • Selenium 50 to 100ug/day
  • Elderberry
  • Glucosamine 3000mg
  • Lipoic Acid 1200 to 1800mg
  • Genistein (soy isoflavone)


Chinese herbs with documented effectiveness against previous strains of Coronavirus.

Shi Wei, Chai Hu, Xuan Shen, Huang Hua Huo

Wu Yao, Ban Lan Gen, Yu Xiang Cao


Out of my office

Immunopad  (multiple antiviral botanical compounds) 4/day

Bitter win….source for oxymatrine   2/day

Copterlin (scutellaria and berberine) 2/day


For those with chronic respiratory issues NAC 1200mg/day as a base

Chinese herbal formulations that are patient specific

Supplements mentioned above