purpurea, and pallida
Perennial herb of the daisy family.
portion and root
may increase WBC’s in persons undergoing chemotherapy
lower urinary tract infection.
Immunomodulators (positive and negative
Cytotoxic activity against tumor cells, antioxidant, stimulates
bone marrow macrophages, and WBC production.
Mild antibacterial properties.
Little of no effect on normal immune response in healthy patients.
6-9 mls of juice
2-5 g of dried root
used for no more than 6-8 weeks.
Minimal side effects have been
Can produce nausea.
May cause liver toxicity with other liver toxic drugs
Immunosusppressed patients, infectious
or autoimmune diseases; Lupus, HIV, TB.
Also, diabetics and those who have allergies to the daisy family of
during pregnancy has not been studied.
not to use more than 6-8 weeks
Any form of Echinacea,
freeze-dried plants can be effective
Do not use concurrently