Does echinacea really help prevent colds?

Or is a waste of money...

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Well, there appears to be some controvery about this. While some people swear by the stuff, others say that it has no real effect on overcoming a cold. <br />

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    Here are some links, one of which is from a National Institute of Health study. I hope these help you decide whether to head to the health store or not.

  • 1 decade ago

    Yes of course !<br />

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    A friend of mine tells me that it works if you take one drop once a week (put it under your tongue), in particular during winter time.<br />

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    If you are ill, you should take it twice a day in the morning and in the afternoon.<br />

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    To prevent flu, you can also associate this treatment with Copper pills.

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