French name : Échinacée bio
Latin name: Echinacea angustifolia (Echinacea purpura)
Type : Tincture
Known properties : Helps relieve symptoms of respiratory infections and relieves sore throats.
Contains : Certified organic, Echinacea and purple cone flower (flower & root) (Echinacea angustifolia & purpura), ratio 1:1, purified water, 43% natural grain alcohol.
Description : The echinacea is effective in chronic disorders, such as colds, flu, bronchitis, exhaustion syndrome resulting from a viral infection, urinary tract infections, ear infections, frostbite, skin diseases and respiratory diseases. In gargle, it relieves tonsillitis. Some of his constituents stimulate the immune system during bacterial and viral attacks. The polysaccharides prevent viruses from entering cells, which is why it has the antiviral property, while alkamides have antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Some researchers say it increases the rate of a complex substance in the body called properdin; this one’s role is to activate the specific part of the immune system, called cellular immunity, whose function is to send, in infected areas of the body white blood cells responsible for fighting against the disease, so they fight viruses and bacteria. Echinacea strengthens tissues against microorganisms. These tissues contain a chemical agent, the hyaluronic acid, which acts in part as a shield against microbes invading. It is an effective remedy in the treatment of asthma and allergies.
Recommended dosage : 1/2 tsp 3 times daily or as recommended by your health care practitioner.
Cautions and warnings : Theoratically, echinacea could fight against the effect of these immunosuppressive drugs (cyclosporine, corticosteroids). For people sensitive to one component of this plant. Avoid for people who have had a transplant to avoid rejection. Do not use if pregnant.
Reverse actions : None known.
Size : 100 ml