ECHINACEA

 

Part Used;

Root

 

Main Actions;

Alertative, antibacterial, immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, lymphatic, sialogoue, anti-infectve, cirulatory stimulant, peripheral vasodilator.

 

Commonley used for;

  • Respiratory tract infections, sinusitus and hayfever;

  • Common cold, Influenza, fevers, Tonsilitis, Bronchitis

  • Autoimmune disease, immune deficiency, post viral syndromes

  • viral and bacterial infections

  • peptic ulcers

  • reduces side effects tp chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Contraindications;

Avoid use by any persons with autoimmune diseases, such as lupus erthematosus, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, collagen disease, tuberculosis or by those hypersensitivity to asteraceae/compositaefamily. Avoid use on children under 2 years of age.

Caution is advised for transplant patients taking immunosuppresive drugs; only short-term therapy is recommended.