Will Artemisia annua be a weapon in the war on Coronavirus? Scientists are hopeful

To date, there is no cure for COVID-19, but some scientists are looking closely at a herb that has been effective against similar viruses, including the deadly SARS.

It’s a long story that actually began with a herbal institute in Africa and has now spread across the world.

The New Mexico Herbal Clinic has gathered a collection of stories from outside sources to help you better understand how and why this humble herb may hold the secret to defeating COVID-19.

You may access each story and study below:

It all began here. https://news.mongabay.com/2020/04/madagascars-president-promotes-unproven-herbal-cure-for-covid-19/

After months of claims by doctors, the WHO, and scientists that it was simply folk medicine that would never work (despite none of them doing any study), their tunes changed in May when evidence began to emerge that the “folk remedy may, in fact, have a solid base in science.

Now, there is a worldwide effort, including the United States, to examine if sweet wormwood is an effective weapon against the deadly virus.

Pharmacists have now joined in: https://www.pharmacypracticenews.com/Online-First/Article/07-20/Pharmacists-Help-Study-Sweet-Wormwood-for-COVID-19/58899

German scientists claim it can attack corona-type viruses:  https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/breaking-news-artemisia-annua-german-researchers-confirm-that-extracts-of-the-plant-artemisia-annua-are-active-against-sars-cov-2-coronavirus

The FDA approves human studyies for an herbal cure at the University of Kentucky:https://www.wkyt.com/2020/06/24/uk-launching-human-trials-for-covid-19-treatment/

Scholars worldwide now focus on herb as best bet in COVID-19 battle: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/05/unproven-herbal-remedy-against-covid-19-could-fuel-drug-resistant-malaria-scientists