An interesting article regarding virus' and Chinese medicine (acupuncture and herbs) is linked here. While taking immune building herbs and/or herbs that help move along e.g. fevers more quickly doesn't guarantee safety, I am absolutely taking them!
About Herbal Nutrition
In China, the names of herbal medicines are as much a part of the language as aspirin and cough medicine are a part of our own. There, they use herbal medicine treat health issues ranging from insomnia to fertility to migraines. Americans are already familiar with many of these herbs, as they are naturally prepared foods in our diet.
Examples of food which you probably already benefit from include: Licorice, Cinnamon, Sesame Seeds, Ginger and Spearmint. The active ingredients in these common foods can positively impact your physiology in many ways.
Naturally occurring in nature, these fruits, seeds, plants and more have proven as highly effective and safe healing instruments for millions of patients, for thousands of years.
Today, 25% of formulas for pharmaceutical drugs are based on the isolation of the active ingredient in naturally occurring herbs (see para 9 on this link.)