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Echinacea Remedies

Echinacea Research
One placebo-controlled clinical study of 160 patients with infections of the upper respiratory tract has been performed. Significant improvement was observed after patients were treated with an aqueous-alcoholic tincture (1: 5) at 90 drops/day (900 mg roots). The duration of the illness decreased from 13 to 9.8 days for bacterial infections, and from 12.9 to 9.1 days for viral infections.

Bräunig B, Knick E. Therapeutische Erfahrungen mit Echinaceae pallidae bei grippalen Infekten. Ergebnisse einer plazebokontrollierten Doppelblindstudie. Naturheilpraxis, 1993, 46:72–75.
Source: WHO Monographs Vol 1, 1999 -2010

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