Echinacea Angustifolia Purchase & Information
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Why Do People Use Echinacea Angustifolia?
Orally - There are a number of advantages of using Echinacea angustifolia preparations, like echinacea powder, few of them are preventing and treating common cold, for treatment of upper respiratory infections, as an immunostimulant for preventing from other infections like urinary tract infections (UTIs) and genital herpes. Oral consumption of echinacea powder may also be effective for syphilis, HIV/AIDS, streptococcus infections, nasopharyngeal catarrh, malaria, septicemia, pyorrhea, typhoid, allergic rhinitis, tonsillitis, vaginal candidiasis and diphtheria.
Topically, Echinacea angustifolia is utilized for abscesses, boils, burns, for skin ulcers and wounds, eczema, from prevention of UV radiation skin damage, psoriasis, bee sting treatment, herpes simplex and for hemorrhoids.
Echinacea powder is utilized intravenously as for urinary tract infections (UTIs) and recurrent vaginal candidiasis.
Is It Safe To Use?
How Effective Is Echinacea Angustifolia?
Likely Effective for following conditions:
Common Cold - According to recent studies and meta-analysis, taking some echinacea products can decrease cold duration and severity, perhaps by around 10%-30% but this much reduction of symptom may not be clinically ineffective for a few patients.
Echinacea appear to be most productive if symptoms are early noticed and its use is continued for 7 to 10 days.
Many other clinical experiments demonstrate that use of echinacea prophylactically doesn’t benefit the onset of symptoms, but two meta-analyses recommend that oral intake of echinacea prophylactically does essentially diminish the chances of creating the common cold up to 45%-58%.
Vaginal Candidiasis - According to some clinical experiments, oral intake of a particular Echinacea angustifolia product, which contains Madaus and Echinacin with combination of topical antifungal cream appears to be beneficial against vaginal candidiasis. Echinacea purpurea juice with mixture of topical econazole reduces recurrence frequency to as much as 16.7% as compared to 60.5% with econazole alone.
Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
Particular extract of Echinacea used in a dosage of 800mg two times every day for consecutively six month does not appear to decrease or prevent the duration or frequency of recurrent genital herpes in individuals affected with type 1 or 2 herpes simplex virus infections.
Moreover, there is insufficient reliable information to rate the effectiveness of Echinacea angustifolia for following conditions:
How Echinacea Angustifolia Works?
The most effective parts of echinacea are the aerial parts and its roots. All preparations of thee generally utilized echinacea species are comparable with some variety in dosage of active constituents. Despite the fact that these species are regularly utilized reciprocally, research regarding the comparison of the effectiveness of these species is still scare.
Echinacea powder is utilized for upper respiratory tract diseases, for example, flu and common cold, perhaps because of its immune system stimulating and antiviral impacts.
Echinacea powder may be effective for upper respiratory tract infections because of its anti-inflammatory activities. In vitro studies have proposed that Echinacea constituents may repress 5-lipogenase and cyclooxygenase pathways. Some Clinical research has also proposed anti-inflammatory impacts of echinacea.
Echinacea powder may be useful for yeast infection. Polyacetylenic constituents in echinacea, including ketoalkynes and ketoalkenes, appear to have antifungal action against yeast infection.
For wound healing, the echinacoside constituent of echinacea appears to secure type III collagen from damage done by free radicals. It also may have activity against bacterial hyaluronidase enzyme. According to some recent clinical experiments, it is recommended that the caffeoyl constituents of echinacea may effective for prevention and treatment for skim damage caused UV radiation by protecting collagen against free radical damage.
Some initial researches have recommend that use of Echinacea purpurea may decrease ova and sperm fertility. Clinical experiments also demonstrated that high amounts of echinacea don't appear to have carcinogenic and genotoxic impacts.
Echinacea seems to repress cytochrome modestly in vivo.
What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Echinacea Angustifolia?
Echinacea powder generally doesn’t cause any side effects. Gastrointestinal side effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain, are some of the most known side effects. Other reactions that have been accounted for include dry mouth, fever issues, allergic reactions, mouth ulcers, constipation issues, sore throat, headache, heartburn complaints, disorientation, dizziness and insomnia issues. Reports of myalgia and arthralgia have also been reported due to oral consumption of echinacea powder.
Hypersensitive side effects include erythema nodosum, urticaria, watery eyes, itchiness, chest tightness, runny nose, bronchospasm, dyspnea, upper airway angioedema, acute asthma and anaphylaxis.
How Echinacea Angustifolia Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?
How Echinacea Angustifolia Interacts With Drugs?
There are some drugs that show adverse interaction when used in combination with echinacea powder.
• Cytochrome P450 1A2 (CYP1A2) substrates
• Cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) substrates
• Midazolam (Versed)
How Echinacea Angustifolia Interacts With Foods?
There is no known interaction between Echinacea powder and various food items.
How Echinacea Angustifolia Interacts With Lab Tests?
There is no known interaction between Echinacea angustifolia and different lab test.
How Echinacea Angustifolia Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?
Echinacea angustifolia may show interaction with following diseases or conditions:
• Autoimmune Diseases
• Pemphigus Vulgaris
What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Echinacea Angustifolia?
• For upper respiratory diseases treatment, including flu and common cold, a variety dosages have been utilized based on the combination. A tablet containing 6.78 mg of Echinacea angustifolia extract of based on 5% root and 95% herb (Bioforce AG, Echinaforce) is taken as two tablets given thrice every day.
• Root tincture, 900 mg daily
• Herbal tea 5-6 cups
• Echinacea liquid, 20 drops every 2 hours
TOPICAL There is no topical dosage of Echinacea.
There is no intravenous dosage for Echinacea.
Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea angustifolia and Echinacea pallida are three species of Echinacea of medical interest.
General Certificate of Analysis (COA)
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