Secrets: Can not have heard about Echinacea, but do you know who are its many therapeutic effects?: " Echinacea, used as wild as medicine by the Americans, has today (Echinacea purpurea, angustifolia and pallida) some antibiotic properties, but this lies not only in its main action. In fact, this plant medcine not act by attacking bacteria and viruses, to kill them on the spot, but rather stimulates and strengthens the immune system so the body wins the battle with viruses and bacteria, groom and healing are alone. Therefore, the use of echinacea for prevention that you are surrounded by people cool or flu, because if you happen to take viruses from them, positive results occur more slowly. Before making a review of the therapeutic effects of echinacea, say that in some species is used primarily root. At others, the flowering tops. Typically, the stems are not used. Then, if you buy echinacea in dried form, make sure that the root be whole or cut into pieces. Do not buy powder, findcă is weaker and degrades quickly. The powder can be prepared at home, in a coffee grinder or in a powerful mixer. Echinacea capsules and tablets degrades harder than the powder, while the extracts can be valid between 1.5 and 3 years, kept in appropriate conditions, away from light, insects or other forms of contamination. Read and The 5 miraculous herbs that help you get through the flu season Echinacea tincture should contain one of the species listed in the introduction. Or you can meet mixed with other herbs, buds red clover, sage ... When using homemade echinacea tea, drink 2-5 cups / day, sweetened with a little honey if you like. Consumed first, know that tea takes effect only after two days, and the symptoms should disappear. Echinacea are used both externally and internally"
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