The coronavirus that has originated in Wuhan China and spread internationally has many people concerned. Respectable virologists and medical scientists have run coronavirus pandemic simulations that suggest devasting effects on a global level in only a few months. Already there have been many deaths and many fallen ill and hospitalized with the highly contagious virus.

Traditional Chinese medical professionals introduced the traditional Chinese herbal medicinal formula called Yu Ping Feng San 玉屏風散 during the past SARS epidemic as a preventative measure. The formula is simple containing only three herbs, but it has the therapeutic effect to strengthen the body’s defense.

Yu Ping Feng San 玉屏風散 is used to prevent the contraction of environmental pathogens, termed exterior pathogens in traditional Chinese medicine, and it is encouraged to take the formula when one’s defense is low or when there is reason to take measures against an active environmental pathogen.

There are also traditional Chinese herbal formulas that are used to treat those who have fallen ill based on the signs and symptoms an individual is suffering and the pattern of illness diagnosed by traditional Chinese medicine.