Echinacea helps against cold

Echinacea cold treatmentEchinacea, which is contained in many herbal preparations designed to help prevent and treat the flu and colds, actually works and is able to reduce, albeit with half a day’s duration of illness. This shows a study conducted at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA. And the earlier start using echinacea, so its effect is stronger – a fact characteristic of most antivirals.

Observations conducted by American scientists, and cited in the new issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (2010; 153: 769-777) showed that cold or flu, the use of echinacea undoubtedly have a positive impact on the severity and duration of disease, it reduces by at least 10% without any side effects.