Native to North America, this wildflower is well known for its healing capabilities. First used by Native Americans, nowadays, people from around the world spend millions and millions each year are using it to combat flu. There are numerous types of Echinacea that are used, the most common being E. purpurea, E. pallida and E. angustifolia. Components of the entire plant contain the immune-stimulating properties.
Echinacea is modeled on its ability to enhance our immune cell function thereby making it more effective and swift to deal with bacteria and viruses.
It’s why people use echinaea to shorten how long you need to get over flu.
The body needs to do its own thing, you shouldn’t suppress symptoms. Your symptoms are there for a reason. Echinacea allows the body to raise its core temperature to a safe level if that’s what it needs to do. Taking medicine to lower a fewer is only going to make it last longer.
Echinacea stimulates the immune system response, and even extends to treating respitatory infections and for helping deal with eczema pain. Studies show that white blood cell count is elevated after the using Echinacea for an immune system boost.
It is also a great anti-inflammatory and makes it great for psoriasis and eczema when applied topically.
Taking on a daily basis can build up the body’s defenses and tolerance to the outside elements.
The herb is completely safe and nontoxic, however some people have reported minor side effects, but these are very rare. Remember its popularity is mostly down to its healthy way of boosting our natural defenses.
We use an Echinacea and Goldenseal extract from Now foods in a liquid extract. In our opinion its a better way to take it, and it’s very affordable.
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