An antimicrobial and antiviral barrier composition for topical application
to the proximal anterior nares includes an antiseptic solution in
combination with cocos nucifera (coconut oil) and one or more citrus oils
such as, for example, citrus sinensis (orange oil). Various embodiments
may also include one or more of the following additional ingredients:
lauric acid; d-limonene; soy oil; emu oil; grapefruit seed extract;
glycine soja; aloe vera and a preservative, such as sodium benzoate.