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Echinacea May Help to Boost The Immune System.

Advantages: Personally I believe it helps to reduce the length and severity of my colds/flu.
Disadvantages: There are conflicting studies: Some say Echinacea works and some think it does not.

***INTRODUCTION*** For those of you who do not know, Echinacea (or purple coneflower) is a herb. It is said to help to "ward off the common cold and relieve the symptoms of hay fever" (http://www.primary.net/~gic/herb/echin.htm). Echinacea is believe ...

HannahBoo 09.04.2006 · Read full review
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Ekk I feel a cold, reach for the ech!!

Advantages: Seem to slow or stop symptoms
Disadvantages: None

Over the years I have heard many things about echinacea, some good and some bad but I tend to think of it in terms of being quite a good supplement to help you when dreaded colds appear. Echinacea is a traditional herbal medicine used to relieve the symp ...

Spottydog11 19.03.2012 · Read full review
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Echinacea - Does it work

Advantages: may have other properties that need looked into
Disadvantages: may not have immune boosting compounds

I used to always take echinacea tablets, especially in the winter months, hoping to avoid catching the cold or flu from those people who seem to be everywhere coughing all over strangers in the street! I stopped taking it a few months ago after reading a ...

lipgloss 22.11.2000 · Read full review
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Echinacea Important to know

Advantages: Can help shorten the life of viruses, boost immunity.
Disadvantages: Doesn't work for everyone, can build up an immunity to it,

I am a trained Holistic therapist and i also work part-time for a health store. I believe there are many benefits to Echinacea, but there are also cautions that most people aren't advised about. Echinacea boosts the white blood cell count (and this is pro ...

Fiona_Tims 13.01.2001 · Read full review
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High Strength echinacea discontinued ?

Advantages: Has taken the edge off my colds and prevented it going to the chest as it used to.
Disadvantages: cant get it anymore ??

I have been using this product for years and swear by it. However when I went to buy my usual supply I found out it has been replaced by echinacea cold and flu relief. The product it has been replaced by is only for onset of colds and not prevention. Whe ...

kathyrose 21.11.2011 · Read full review
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