What is Echinacea?
Echinacea is a genus of flowering plants from the daisy (Asteraceae) family. It is native to America and the native Americans use echinacea for treating flu, influenza, sepsis and wounds. There are more than 800 journal publications on the researches of echinacea, and the majority of these reports prove its effectiveness for colds and other infections. Now it is one of the most important and well-known medicinal plants in the world.
Some species of Echinacea have been on the endangered species list and over-harvesting for the herbal product trade leads to this concern. Especially Echinacea grown in North America poses special conservation issues. Echinacea purpurea is easier to grow, drought tolerant, will grow in full sun or partial shade, and thrives on neglect. Therefore it is the most widely cultivated medicinal plant and it is optimal choice for the commercial use.
Echinacea purpurea is also the most pharmacologically researched species in the echinacea family, and it has been shown its effectiveness on the strengthening of body’s immune system. Therefore, most health care specialist recommend the supplement with the high amount of E. purpurea.
Each part of the echinacea plant contains different biologically active compounds and it is recommended that the product with both the root and aerial part.
Nutridom Echinacea product contains only Echinacea purpurea extract as the only medicinal ingredient, with its aerial part and root.
- Traditionally used to help relieve cold symptoms
- Highly concentrated Echinacea extract (10 times concentrated)
- Only contains Echinacea Purpurea, the most proven species in the echinacea family
- Contains both herb top (aerial parts) and root for optimal effectiveness
Echinacea Purpurea 550Mg (Echinacea Purpurea, Hearb, top and root) (10:1 equivalent to 5,500 mg raw herb), Magnesium stearate, Hypromellose(Capsule Shell).
Adults: Take 1 capsule daily. Take at the first sign of infection.