Echinacea is commonly known as coneflower which is plant native to North America. There are several species, echinacea augustifolia, echinacea pallida and echinacea pupurea.
Herbal practitioners use both the root and ariel parts in the manufacture of remedies.
This herb has been extensively studied for it's effects on the immune system through support of the white blood cell function, including T-Lymphocytes and macrophages.
Echinacea an influence on the immune system through supporting healthy white blood cell activity.
Blackmores Echinacea Ace+Zinc - 30 tablets
Assists in the treatment of mild upper respiratory tract infections.$14.17
Blackmores Echinacea Ace+Zinc - 60 tablets
Assists in the treatment of mild upper respiratory tract infections.$23.40
Blackmores Echinacea Plus Garlix - 60 tablets
A herbal remedy providing supportive therapy for colds and chronic infections of the respiratory tract. Echinacea is also a powerful enhancer of the immune system.$26.19
Weleda Apis3x/Belladonna3x/Echinacea3x/Levisticum 3x Oral drops 30ml
An oral liquid for painful earache.$18.56
Natures Way Echinacea Capsules (100)
Natures Way Echinacea ,Astragalus & Reishi Capsules (100)
Long-term immune support.$33.24
Naturopharm Echinacea 30C Tablet
Treatment of infections$13.95
Blackmores Echinacea Forte 3000 - 40 tablets
Echinacea relieves the symptoms of colds and mild infections of the respiratory tract.$19.18
Naturopharm Echinacea 30C Liquid
Symptomatic relief of Blood Poisoning$12.40
Natures Sunshine Echinacea Capsules (180)
A herbal remedy to Boost the Immune System and reduce severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms.$36.86
This product is often used at the onset of winter illness and is it is thought that it may support the production of interferon through macrophage stimulation, which has an effect on the body's healthy response to infection, and it also has an antiseptic effect.
There has been discussion on the prolonged use of echinacea due to it's potential immunosuppressive effect with prolonged use and it is recommended that echinacea is only used for defined periods.