Effect of Echinacea on common cold

  • Juliana Silvana
Keywords: Herbal medicine, Echinacea, Treatment, Common Cold


Herbal medicine has found its way onto the shelves of drug stores and supermarkets everywhere. The rising costs of prescription drugs and the increased attention to their side effects have contributed to the popularity that herbal treatments havegainedinrecentyears.Also, there is currently a cultural attraction to the “natural” approach to medical care. However, finding medicine in nature is not new. Many well-known drugs, such as aspirin, digitalis, and quinine, originated from plants.