Ingredients Echinacea

The purple coneflower, which is used for medicinal purposes, contains almost half of the periodic table.It contains zinc, iron, silver, molybdenum, calcium, copper.Available and selenium - a fountain of youth, so this plant is used not only in medicine, but also in cosmetics.Pharmacists added Echinacea extract in creams and shampoos.

The Echinacea composition includes glycosides of caffeic acid, causing anti-inflammatory and anesthetic properties of plants, and thanks to the presence of polysaccharides and echinacea has antimicrobial activity.

Medicinal properties of Echinacea

With Echinacea, used in a variety of forms - as alcohol tinctures, ointments, decoction, cure many diseases.Echinacea helps to restore the immune system and inhibit the development of pathogenic m
icroorganisms, so it is used for colds - bronchitis, tonsillitis, sore throat, flu, pneumonia.Excellent tools help with this plant in chronic inflammatory diseases of the joints - arthritis, rheumatism, and in the treatment of inflammations in the urogenital system.
Echinacea recommend taking after undergoing chemotherapy, and after taking a course of antibiotics, as it speeds up the excretion of harmful substances.

tincture of Echinacea has not only advantages but also contraindications for use, such as tuberculosis, AIDS, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, as well as pregnancy and breastfeeding.

How to apply echinacea

natural habitat growing echinacea - is North America, but today it is grown on the territory of Eurasia, including in the southern parts of Russia.As a medicinal plant uses leaves, stems, roots and flowers.At home, these parts of the plant can brew making decoctions and tinctures, drink tea with this herb.
plants are grown on fertile well-lit areas.It blooms only in the second year, then it can collect and zasushivat for further use.

To prepare the broth echinacea need to chop fresh or dried leaves of the plant and pour a glass of boiling water one teaspoon of minced raw.Holding the broth for 10 minutes in a water bath, it is filtered, cooled and taken three times a day before meals.This tool is used to treat colds and inflammatory diseases.