Echinacea dried herb
The Spiceworks brings you our top grade Echinacea herb.
Echinacea will not stop you catching the common cold, but taken at the first signs, it may well help alleviate the symptoms.
Echinacea contains echinacein, a chemical that prevents germs from penetrating and destroying healthy cells while encouraging the formation of fibroblasts needed to form new tissue.
This makes it an ideal aid to treating and healing wounds.
In addition, Echinacea has been shown to kill germs and decrease pain and inflammation when applied to external injuries.
Topical preparations containing Echinacea can be used to speed the healing of cuts, burns, eczema, herpes, and cold sores.
To make a refreshing and healthy cup of Echinacea herbal ‘Tea’ infusion.
Use 1 heaped Teaspoon per cup required.
place herb in a pot.
pour over boiling water.
Allow to stand for 6-8 minutes.
Strain into a cup and enjoy.
This is delicious either hot or cold.