Echinacea is a flowering plant that grows in the United States and Canada and has been used as a medicine for centuries.
- It is used to fight respiratory infections, colds and flu. It speeds up recovery, helps reduce symptoms and helps prevent a cold that is just starting.
- It stimulates the immune system and causes the destruction of cells and germs.
- Increases resistance to flu, herpes and chickenpox viruses.
- It has antibacterial activity and is effective against Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus aureus, causes skin infections and nuns) and Proteus mirabilis (responsible for urinary tract infections).
- Relieves the symptoms of an irritated bladder and its bacterial infections.
- Improves blood oxygen levels, increases the production of erythropoietin in the bone marrow, which increases the production of red blood cells and the ability of the blood to carry oxygen.
- Eliminates harmful organisms that cause bad breath and gum disease.
- Helps heal wounds, abscesses, skin ulcers, burns, eczema, psoriasis, sun-related skin lesions, herpes simplex, insect bites and hemorrhoids.
How to use: Put 1 teaspoon in a cup of water and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Strain and add if you wish sugar, honey or a sweetener of your choice.
Caution! Do not consume during pregnancy or breastfeeding.