Change of seasons also invites various illnesses caused by viral and bacterial agents. Every time we are suggested medications that enable our immune response to take a backseat and cause various side effects. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could heal ourselves of bacterial and viral infections in a natural way. Well, there are plenty of antiviral and antibacterial herbs out there in the nature that heal our system naturally that too without any side effects. Some of the lesser known antibacterial herbs are calendula, cinnamon, echinacea, etc. that can heal from bacterial infections to wounds on which bacteria thrive. Less popular antiviral herbs are elderberry, astralagus root, mullein, etc. that are effective against variety of viral diseases and infections. Here are ten such antibacterial herbs and ten other antiviral herbs that are not very popular but are highly effective.