Tag: "echinacea" at medical news
Functional Food What is That, Ask First
...catching a cold. More than 800 products containing echinacea
are now available. * Breakfast cereals enriched with vitamins and minerals. * Kiwifruit extracts - products designed to relieve the symptoms of common digestive complaints such as constipation and heartburn. * Sports drinks that boost energy. ...
Sioux Herb Confirmed as Shield Against Colds
...a cold, a wide-scale study has confirmed. Taking echinacea
supplements can reduce the risk of a cold by 58 pe... using echinacea. One of the trials combined with echinacea
with vitamin C, which showed the two together reduced the incidence of a cold by 86 percent. The an...
Blind Faith Dictates Use Of Herbal Supplements In Many
...ith scientific evidence ranged from 68 percent for echinacea
to 3 percent for ginseng. Apart from echinacea
and ginseng, only about one-third of the participants used herbal supplements based on scientific ev...
Yes, Chicken Soup Can Help
...erals. Most studies don’t support using vitamin C, echinacea
or zinc as cold remedies. Ionized zinc lozenges, however, may shorten the duration of symptoms. Hang in there for about a week. That’s how long most colds last. If your symptoms seem severe and more flu-like — high fever, body aches and loss of app...
Echinacea: Cold-Season Cure or Risk?
...specimens were collected and tested prior to using echinacea
and again 10 days and 17 or 18 days following the ...r use of herbal products in Germany, suggests that echinacea
can be used for up to eight weeks. In light of their research, Foote and Hill caution that “prolonge...
Using Herbal Products Heightens Substance Abuse Risk in Teens
...different substance use pattern than a teen taking echinacea
for a cold," she said.Contact: Heather Hareheather_hare@urmc.rochester.edu585-273-2840University of Rochester Medical Center Source: Eurekalert...