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Nature's Answer® Echinacea
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Nature's Answer® Echinacea1 fl. oz. (30mL)
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E. angustifolia root
E. purpurea whole plant
Promotes A Healthy Immune System
NATURE’S ANSWER® alcohol-free extracts are produced using alcohol, water and natural extractants. All alcohol and extractants are then removed through our cold Bio-Chelated® proprietary extraction process, yielding a Holistically Balanced® standardized extract. Liquid extracts are absorbed faster than tablets or capsules, and are more potent than tinctures. Holistically Balanced® guarantees that the constituents of the extract are in the same synergistic ratios as in the plant. Manufactured in our FDA registered and pharmaceutically licensed facility; Unconditionally guaranteed.
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- Supplement Facts
As a dietary supplement take 1 mL (28 drops) three (3) times a day in a small amount of water. May double the frequency for 2 days maximum.
Serving Size 1 mL Servings Per Container 30 Amount Per Serving % DV E. Angustifolia Root Extract (1:1) 500.00 mg ** E. Purpurea Whole Plant Extract (1:1) (Contains the equivalent of 20 mg total phenols) 500.00 mg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
Do not use if you are pregnant or nursing.
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- Health Notes
EchinaceaEchinaceaCommon names:Coneflower (Purple)
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyCommon Cold 3 to 5 ml of liquid herbal extracts every two hours, or 300 to 600 mg of powdered herb three times daily, or five to six cups of tea daily [2 stars]At the first sign of a cold, taking immune-stimulating echinacea as a juice or tincture may make colds less severe.Gingivitis
(Caraway, Chamomile, Clove Oil, Menthol, Myrrh, Peppermint, Sage)
0.5 ml in half a glass of water three times per day swished slowly in the mouth before spitting out [2 stars]A mouthwash containing sage oil, peppermint oil, menthol, chamomile tincture, expressed juice from echinacea, myrrh tincture, clove oil, and caraway oil has been used successfully to treat gingivitis.Immune Function 3 to 5 ml of liquid extract three times per day [2 stars]Studies have found that echinacea stimulates the function of a variety of immune cells, particularly natural killer cells. Taking it appears to speed recovery from the common cold.Infection 3 to 5 ml of liquid herbal extracts every two hours, or 300 to 600 mg of powdered herb three times per day, or 5 to 6 cups of tea daily [2 stars]Echinacea is both immune supportive and antimicrobial.Influenza 3 to 5 ml of liquid formulas or 300 mg of powdered root supplements three times per day [2 stars]Taking echinacea may help clear flu symptoms faster.Bronchitis Refer to label instructions [1 star]Echinacea is an immune-stimulating herb that is widely used by herbalists for people with acute respiratory infections.Canker Sores Refer to label instructions [1 star]The antiviral, immune-enhancing, and wound-healing properties of echinacea may make this herb a reasonable choice for canker sores.Chronic Candidiasis Refer to label instructions [1 star]The fresh-pressed juice of Echinacea purpurea has been shown to help prevent recurring yeast infections in one trial.Cold Sores Refer to label instructions [1 star]In traditional herbal medicine, tinctures of various herbs including echinacea have been applied topically to herpes outbreaks in order to promote healing.Ear Infections Refer to label instructions [1 star]Children with recurrent ear infections may benefit from taking echinacea, as it has been reported to support healthy immune function.Gingivitis Refer to label instructions [1 star]Echinacea provides anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial actions critical to successfully treating gingivitis.HIV and AIDS Support Refer to label instructions [1 star]Supplementing with echinacea may increase immune activity against HIV.Vaginitis Refer to label instructions [1 star]Echinacea is antibacterial and known to improve resistance to infection.Wound Healing Refer to label instructions [1 star]Echinacea is used among European practitioners of herbal medicine to promote wound healing.Yeast Infection Refer to label instructions [1 star]Echinacea, which enhances immune function, has been used successfully to treat yeast infections.
Parts Used & Where Grown
Echinacea is a wildflower native to North America. While echinacea continues to grow and is harvested from the wild, the majority used for herbal supplements comes from cultivated plants. The root and/or the above-ground part of the plant during the flowering growth phase are used in herbal medicine.
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