Echinacea As Alternative Medicine
Echinacea was the alternative medicine of the American Plains Indians. Today it has become one of the most popular herbal supplements. Echinacea kills viruses, fungi and bacteria. It is a powerful immune system booster and blood cleanser. It has also shown to be effective in fighting the cold viruses.
Echinacea is available as tablets, herbal teas, capsules, tinctures and throat lozenges. It is safe to take with few side effects. When used externally, it is great for wounds and burns. However, for people who have tuberculosis, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, collagen disorders and collagen disorders they must not take Echinacea as an alternative medicine.