Herbal tinctures, also known as liquid herbal extracts, are the original US Pharmacopeia method for extracting herbs. Herbalists consider tinctures more effective than capsules, as they assimilate into the bloodstream more quickly. Extracted in an alcohol and water base, tinctures are concentrated remedies and are taken by the dropperful several times a day either neat or added to water, juice or tea.
Our handcrafted high potency herbal tinctures are made from organic and sustainably sourced botanicals from around the globe and utilize the ancient healing traditions of Chinese, Ayurvedic and Native American folk medicine.
Echinacea, also called Purple Coneflower, is a Native American herb traditionally used to soothe colds, flus or infections.
- A traditional Native American herb prized for antiseptic qualities.
- Clinical studies and meta-analyses show that taking some Echinacea preparations can reduce the severity and duration of colds, possibly by about 10% to 30%.1
- In a study of healthy adults who had previously experienced two or more colds per year, [Echinacea Purpurea Extract] reduced the total number of colds and the total days with cold symptoms by 21%.2
- Indigenous to South China.
- A traditional herb of Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine used as a circulatory stimulant to enhance the therapeutic effect of other actives in a formula.
Echinacea Root (Echinacea angustifolia), Purple Coneflower Root (Echinacea purpurea), Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale), all extracted in Vegetable Glycerin, Certified Organic Cane Alcohol and Filtered Water
Shake well before using. Add up to 40 drops to water, juice or tea.
Caution: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing or on any medication. Keep out of reach of children.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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1. Technische Universität München, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Kaiserstrasse 9, Munich, Germany, 80801. Klaus.Linde@lrz.tumuenchen.de
2. Jawad M, Schoop R, Suter A, et al. Safety and efficacy profile of Echinacea purpurea to prevent common cold episodes: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012; 2012:841315. Epub 2012 Sep 16.