Healthy Way—This month's featured article
What's in Echinacea
Echinacea preparations are widely used herbal medicines for the prevention and treatment of common colds and infections of the respiratory and lower urinary tract1.
Echinacea plants contain substances called alkylamides, which have now been shown to play an important role in how Echinacea affects the immune system2.
Previous research into the effects of Echinacea extracts has shown the stimulatory effects of alkylamides on macrophages3.
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