On Echinacea & Goldenseal© by Janet Zand LAc, OMD
Herbal medicine has a long tradition of use in the treatment and prevention of immune-related disorders. And Echinacea is one of the most commonly prescribed botanicals for the immune system. Echinacea is considered a "blood purifier," primarily due to its anti-inflammatory and immune stimulating properties.
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History of Medicines: Golden Seal in Early American Medical Botany © by Christopher Hobbs LAc, AHG
Although early American settlers favored the mostly European medicines
they knew and trusted, the native medicinal plants were quickly learned
out of necessity. European preparations were often scarce and as can be
imagined, conditions in the new world often precipitated an increased need
The Dynamic Duo Echinacea and Golden Seal© by Christopher Hobbs LAc, AHG
Synthetic cold remedies from the druggest shelf don't look quite as
good as they did a few years ago. The warning labels barely fit into the
space available on the product box and it is well-known to medical researchers that some ingredients in these products, such aas aspirin, can cause stomach irritation--even bleeding.