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Echinacea

You may have come across these beauties while walking around. This plant is called Echinacea, also known as North American coneflower. It is used as a traditional herbal remedy for more than 400 years by the Great Plains Indian tribes due to it’s various abilities against cold/flu, inflammation, skin disorders ,immune enhancing, and any more. .

Because of its immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory effects, Echinacea is be used to relieve the upper respiratory symptoms.
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The Journal Lancet Infectious Diseases reported that Echinacea “cuts the chances of catching a common cold by 58 percent.” Echinacea also “reduces the duration of the common cold by almost one-and-a-half days.”
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The Hindawi journal reports that echinacea also has the “capability to stop viral colds.”
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Great Plains Indians used Echinacea as a painkiller for headaches, stomach aches, tonsillitis, etc.
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University of British Columbia reported “regular echinacea consumption can effectively reverse and alleviate various types of inflammation. It’s a good idea for people who struggle with chronic inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis to regularly consume the herbal tea”
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Echinacea has also been used in many skin conditions -bug and snake bites, Eczema, Inflammatory skin conditions, Psoriasis, Skin infections, Stings, and Wound healing
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Studies have found it to also be effective against Anxiety, Depression and Social phobias.

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