Echinacea plant today is mostly popular for it’s antibiotic and antiviral effect, and it is used for strengthening the immune system as one of the most effective immunostimulant.
Echinacea was used by North American Indians in combination with various roots for healing various diseases, and especially wounds, injuries, infections and inflammatory conditions of the organism.
Contains essential oils and acids. In this plant present are the esters of sugar and the acid of coffee – but also contains vitamin C, copper, iron, iodine, sulfur, potassium …
It has an effective role in the growth of lymphocytes (white blood cells) and macrophages (cells which arise from monocytes, and have cytotoxic effect or phagocyte), which leads directly to the strengthening of the immune system (increasing the activity and the effect of protective cells), so it can be used for treatment of weak immunity.
Laboratory research conducted on mice show the strong Echinacea healing power in the curing of abnormal growth of cells, tumors, leukemia (prevents cell carcinoma), etc.
Please note that Echinacea is not recommended to be used to cure the autoimmune disease, multiple sclerosis or AIDS.
In traditional medicine it is used for organ healing and respiratory diseases of the urinary system, skin diseases, ear, immune system, flu, infections, cancer, flu, wounds, weak immunity, tumors, insect bites, spider bite, fatigue, tooth pain, and to regenerate blood cells./inhealthyzone.com/