Dr. Christopher's Echinacea Angustifolia Root Extract 2 oz.
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Dr. Christopher's Echinacea Angustifolia Root Alcohol Extract 2 oz.
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Description: In folk medicine, Echinacea Angustifolia Root is well known for its anti-infective and antibacterial properties. This natural extract is recommended as a preventive means for colds and various infections as well as the improvement of the immune system and overall well-being.
Being a rich source of vitamin C, Echinacea has been used for centuries as a means for strengthening the immunity. North American Indians valued the plant for its powerful healing properties: Echinacea was used for eye inflammations, festering wounds, skin inflammations, fever, pain, sore throat, and cough. Some tribes used the plant as an analgesic. Echinacea Angustifolia has been used in the treatment of dental, stomach, and intestinal pains and sore throat. Echinacea tea was used to treat rheumatism, arthritis, mumps, and measles. Diluted Echinacea juice was applied to burned or damaged skin. Echinacea was also considered a strong antidote for snake bites and poisonous insects.
The mechanism of action of Echinacea is determined by the content of such substances as betaine, copper, echinacin, echinol, echinacoside, inulin, iron, pentadecadien, polyacetylene compounds, vitamins A, C, E, and B. Echinacea activates cellular immunity, exerts anti-inflammatory and immunostimulatory effects, and increases the specific resistance of the body.
In modern medicine, Echinacea is valued for its strong immunostimulatory and pronounced anti-inflammatory properties as well as the ability to mobilize the body’s natural defenses, which help to fight infectious and viral diseases. Echinacea is known to inhibit the growth of staphylococcus, streptococcus, E. coli, influenza viruses, and herpes viruses. Therefore, it is used as a prophylactic remedy at the first sign of colds and influenza during the epidemic. The Echinacea extract has an established efficacy in such inflammatory diseases as arthritis, rheumatism, gynecological diseases, prostatitis, etc.
Echinacea Angustifolia Root Alcohol Extract is believed to stimulate the formation of white blood cells and increase the activity of phagocytes. The extract is used in people with weakened immune protection during or after chronic inflammatory diseases, exposure to ionizing radiation or chemotherapeutic agents, prolonged use of antibiotics, or exposure of the body to toxic substances. Many herbalists recommend the Echinacea extract for the prevention and treatment of colds, influenza, infectious and inflammatory diseases of nasal and oral cavities, and chronic nonspecific diseases of lungs and urinary tract.
Key properties of the extract include:
• Helps to treat respiratory infections, fever, and inflammations of different organs of the body
• Has a pronounced anti-inflammatory property
• Is a mild expectorant
• Stimulates the immune system
• Is a mild laxative, sedative, diuretic, and diaphoretic
Traditionally, Echinacea Angustifolia Root Alcohol Extract has been used for the following:
• Prevention and treatment of colds, flu, and infections of the upper respiratory tract
• Bronchitis and pneumonia
• Chronic nonspecific lung diseases
• Dry cough
• Chronic inflammatory disease of the upper respiratory tract, nasopharynx, or oral cavity
• Kidney diseases such as pyelonephritis, urolithiasis, etc.
• Acute and chronic diseases of the urogenital system
• Diseases accompanied by water retention
• Neoplastic disease
• Allergic dermatitis
Ingredients: Echinacea Angustifolia Root.
Ailments traditionally used for: Common Cold, Flu, Immune Function, Infection, Influenza, Snake Bites, Sore Throat, Upper Respiratory Infection
Directions: As a dietary supplement take 20 drops three times a day or as directed by your health care professional.
Store in a cool, dry place.