Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) is used as a supplementary treatment for the infectious diseases (colds, flu, and upper respiratory tract infections) and different inflammatory diseases.
Rutin has the ability to increase the strength of the blood vessels, and is essential for the proper absorption and use of vitamin C.
Echinacea takes a special place among the traditional herbal remedies. People all over the world are getting fed up with the chemical products for maintaining health and more and more often use products, given by Mother Nature.
Intensive rhythm of life, adverse ecological conditions and many other factors lower the natural defense of the body. Statistically nearly every adult catches a cold 2-4 times a year, children – 6-10 times!
Weakened immune system needs our help – the effective natural product, which has no side effects.
Echinacea is known for centuries as a perfect immune system stimulator, natural antibiotic.
Echinacea is thought to support the immune system by activating white blood cells. (1) Echinacea may also increase production of interferon - specific protein, an important part of the body's response to viral infections. (2)
Echinacea also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Echinacea is used as a supplementary treatment for the infectious diseases (colds, flu, and upper respiratory tract infections) and different inflammatory diseases.
Echinacea not only stimulates the immune system, but also has antibacterial properties, similar to antibiotics. Thus the effectiveness of Echinacea is high not only in fighting viruses, but also bacteria, which cause respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin diseases.
Echinacea is a flower native to North America, which has been used for centuries as a common herbal remedy for treating colds, ulcers, tumors, blood poisoning, and snake bites. According to some sources no one herb in the world has such wide range of application as Echinacea.
Several double-blind studies have confirmed the benefit of Echinacea for treating colds and flu. (3, 4, 5, 6)
Because of its unique properties Echinacea today is one of the most popular herbs in both North America and Europe.
The recommended dosage is 250-500 mg of Echinacea extract (5:1). It’s recommended to use standardized herbal extracts only, because they provide the essential content of active ingredients.
Echinacea GP contains 250 mg of Echinacea purpurea 5:1 extract (aerial parts) that is equal to 1250 mg of Echinacea leaf powder.
Echinacea extract is standardized to 4% polyphenolic compounds to guarantee its efficacy.
|Supplement Facts, Serving Size 1 Capsule:||Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) 5:1 extract (aerial parts) (4% polyphenolic compounds) (equivalent to 1250 mg of crude herb) - 250 mg, rutin – 25 mg.|
|Usage||As a dietary supplement take 1 capsule 1-2 times daily with a large glass of water with a meal.|
|Contraindications||Individual intolerance, autoimmune diseases. Do not take longer than for 8 weeks.|