Abstract Title:

Echinacea: an effective alternative to antibiotics.

Abstract Source:

J Herb Pharmacother. 2007;7(2):79-89. PMID: 18285309

Abstract Author(s):

Michael Tierra

Article Affiliation:

American Herbalist Guild, 10210 California Dr, Ben Lomond, CA, 95005, USA.

Abstract:

Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs in modern Europe and United States marketplaces. Unfortunately, most of the Echinacea consumed is misused, based on its misrepresentation as an effective cold and flu remedy. Throughout the later part of the nineteenth century and the first thirty years of the twentieth century, Echinacea was the preferred treatment for infections. The introduction of antibiotics resulted in the eclipse of Echinacea, along with the professional medical doctors, known as the "Eclectics," who based their treatment on the use of herbs.

Study Type : Commentary

Print Options


Key Research Topics

Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get Nature's Evidence-Based Pharmacy

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Download Now

500+ pages of Natural Medicine Alternatives and Information.

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before beginning any type of natural, integrative or conventional treatment regimen, it is advisable to seek the advice of a licensed healthcare professional.

© Copyright 2008-2020 GreenMedInfo.com, Journal Articles copyright of original owners, MeSH copyright NLM.