Herbal Information For You
Echinacea has been used for thousands of years as an herbal remedy. It is one of the best cleansers for the lymphatic system. It is said to increase resistance to infection by strengthening the immune system.
is said to help for nearly all infectious conditions. Echinacea
prevents the formation of an enzyme which destroys a barrier between
healthy tissue and damaging organisms. It is considered an effective
therapeutic agent in many infectious conditions including upper
respiratory infections, the common cold and sinusitis. The herb is a mild
antibiotic and is effective against staph and other infections. It has
antihistamine properties as well that may
reduce the severity of symptoms such as allergies, runny nose and sore throat and
reduce the duration of illness.
herb can stimulate wound healing and is of benefit to skin conditions such
as burns, insect bites, ulcers, psoriasis, acne and eczema. It's
anti-inflammatory properties may relieve arthritis and lymphatic swelling.
has also been used in homeopathy treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome,
indigestion, gastroenteritis, and weight loss.
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