According to a research study done by researches at the University of Connecticut, the flower Echinacea can help reduce the chances of catching a common cold by up to 58%. The recommended dosage of Echinacea for adults is 350 milligrams twice a day accompanied by a meal. However, if you are allergic to daisy or ragweed, you will need to avoid taking it. Echinacea is a great flower that has many uses including benefiting our overall health.
- Researches at the University of Connecticut did a study and it showed that Echinacea can help reduce chances of catching a cold by up to 58%.
- The recommended dose for Echinacea is 350 milligrams to be taken twice each day with a meal.
- If you have an auto immune disorder or are allergic to daisy or ragweed, you should not take Echinacea.
“Historically, the leaves and roots of Echinacea purpurea were used to prepare teas for sore throat, and also applied directly to sore teeth or skin lesions. But the most common use throughout its history has been for immune support in fighting of colds and common viral illnesses.”