Even in ancient North American Indians used echinacea as a remedy for the deadly snake bites, for what it called "the root of a snake."They have also used the plant in treating skin diseases, dental pain and herpes.
Currently, Echinacea is very common in Russia and the CIS.In medicine use all parts of the plant - the flowers, roots and leaves.Echinacea is a part of a plurality of drugs available to everyone.But the strongest effect can be obtained from the fresh or dried plant alone, which is the strength to grow any gardeners.
Echinacea is a powerful antioxidant, so it is used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.Its use is recommended in the treatment and prevention of cancer.
Stressful situations that weaken the immune system, making the body susceptible to colds and viral diseases.Therefore Echinacea is a member of antidepressant drugs.People who have received radioactive radiation, restore power, adding to the diet echinacea extract in addition to other drugs.
In cosmetology echinacea is used to cleanse the skin, getting rid of age spots and freckles.Modern research has shown that the flower increases the regenerative properties of the skin and mucous membranes, so that these tissues are capable of rapid recovery.
benefits of echinacea for colds is especially great in the first days of the disease, as contained in the plant matter absorbs pathogens, preventing them to spread and develop in the body.It stimulates the production of leukocytes in the blood, which are responsible for maintaining the body's immunity.Echinacea is a natural antibiotic and prevents the growth of viruses, fungi and bacteria.
Echinacea is shown in various blood diseases, bronchitis, stomatitis, is effective in the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema and others.This plant helps in infectious diseases: urogenital system, the auditory system, the circulatory system.On the basis of Echinacea preparations are made different to control intestinal parasites.