Immunostimulant, prevention of viral diseases
What is Organic Echinacea
Echinacea purpurea is a plant of the Asteraceae family. Familiar with North American Indians who used it to treat snake bites and wounds, Echinacea was the most widely used plant in the United States in the 19th century.
Its root torn in spring after 4 years of culture contains many active ingredients endowed with immunostimulatory properties. The rhizome of Echinacea was used by the North American Plains Indians, perhaps more than any other plant, in the development of medicinal remedies.
Benefits of Organic Echinacea
- Dietary supplements based on Organic Echinacea can fight against repetitive infections and promote the body's immune system.
- It can also be used for prevention when the body is under stress or physical or mental impairment that depresses the immune system. The study by Goel et al. (2004) suggests that taking preventive Echinacea purpurea stimulates immune defenses. This conclusion is confirmed by other clinical studies, especially for the prevention of colds. In 2011, a study shows the superior effect of Echinacea purpurea against levamisole in increasing immune defenses. The many constituents of the roots are organized to oppose the unwanted invaders immune defense of great efficiency.
- There are polysaccharides that protect cells from viral attacks, alkamides with antibacterial and antifungal properties and other elements with anti-inflammatory effects. These principles act in particular by increasing the rate of white blood cells and by promoting the synthesis of a molecule essential for immunity, interferon.
Composition of the food supplement Organic Echinacea
The natural food supplements of Organic Echinacea are made from the upper part of the plant.
Echinacea purpurea* (225 mg), Plant-based coating (hydroxypropylmethylcellulose).
* Organic products