• Review Article
  • Year:2021
  • Volume:2
  • Issue:2

COVID-19 prevention and management: Potential applications of humic substances

Diksha Koul

Jasmine K. Khosla

Ravi S. Manhas

Devtulya Chander

Asha Chaubey


COVID-19 pandemic has forced the human population to rethink over the lifestyle and food habits being followed by them. During the current scenario, when cases of more virulent new strain are emerging and specific treatment are still underway, we must look back to the Darvin’s theory of “Survival of the fittest” and in order to sustain the pandemic, we must follow the rule “Prevention is better than cure”. Traditional Medicinal System can bring possible solution including prevention and control of COVID-19. Humic substances have been used for antiviral activities, signifying that it has potential applications in the management and prevention of infectious diseases.


Coronavirus disease; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; Humic substances; Shilajit