Natural Remedies

What are the benefits of echinacea?

Echinacea is one of the most popular and highly-regarded botanical herbs. Its tongue-tingling taste, subtle buzz, and stellar immune benefits keep us coming back for more.

One study found that echinacea had the same efficiency as Tamiflu (medication) in decreasing flu symptoms, with reduced risk of complications. Always check with your doctor before trying any natural remedy.


  • Antiviral

  • May improve cold symptoms (sneezing and sinus pressure)

  • Has anti-inflammatory effects (especially when using the root)

  • Has antimigraine effects

  • May enhance the immune system (increases monocytes and stimulates both neutrophils and natural killer cells)

How to consume it

Follow the directions on the label for the proper dosage. Check with your doctor before taking this natural remedy and any others.

Where to get it

You can get it at a health food store or order it online.

Last updated: Jun 20, 2023 14:16 PM