Echinacea, one of the most famous and best medicinal plants identified by a purple flower with many small petals and a large pestle.
Its beneficial properties were first discovered by Native Americans, and is the beginning of the last century was the top-selling herb in the United States. 30-ies of the last century, when Europe was confirmed and accepted its healing properties, again restored to use.
This plant beautiful flowers today are most often used as a means to boost immunity, relieve digestive problems, treatment of inflammation of the gums, throat and ear infections, prostate problems, or as a balm for wounds, insect bites. Recent research has shown that it is very effective in preventing cancer.
Echinacea Preparation:Mix in a larger glass jar 100 g of dried flowers of Echinacea, lemon balm 50 g, 50 g of propolis and 500 ml sedamdesetoprocentnog alcohol.
Close the jar and put it in a dark place for 14 days. Strain the contents and store it in a tightly sealed bottle. Three times a day take thirty drops please note the amount that the purpose of the Echinacea
Echinacea blocking enzymes which allow the entrance of the persistent bacteria such as streptococci, staphylococci and pneumococci in the body and thereby prevent the spread of infections.
Chemical analysis of these plants confirmed the presence of the compounds deserving of all its healing properties.
The most important are ehinacein B and ehinakozid, which encourage the production of antibodies, and arabinogalactane that supports immune cells that destroy harmful microorganisms.
Echinacea is used in the form of capsules, throat sprays, gels, tinctures … The best results are achieved by the preventive use of four to six weeks, and during times when the most commonly occurring infections and colds.
In the event that an infection already exists, the best results are achieved if the two weeks taking high daily doses of preparations based on echinacea.
Tests have shown that this herb stimulates the production of white blood cells in the bone marrow. It is believed that it could help people who are receiving chemotherapy and patients with leukopenia, ie patients who have a reduced number of white blood cells. and compensate them and returned ogranizam better condition.