HEALTH BALANCE Echinacea 3360 mg 225 Softgels : Supportive therapy in the treatment of upper resipiratory tract infections. Echinacea (also known as Echinacea purpurea) is an herb that is native to North America. Both the roots and the above-ground parts of the plant have been found to contain substances that stimulate our immune system and help fight off infections.
Studies have shown that the active substances in Echinacea helps your body circulate infection-fighting antibodies, which helps to treat:
Colds and flus
Skin infections such as acne and boils
Urinary tract infections
In particular, studies have shown that taking echinacea while suffering from a cold or flu can help decrease the duration of the symptoms by up to two days compared to other treatments.