The Natural Alternative to Antibiotics
Many people use echinacea to fight cold and flu symptoms. The herb has been heavily promoted as an herbal remedy that effectively zaps cold and flu bugs. But herbalists from the American Herbalist Guild say that echinacea has an even stronger talent when it comes to safeguarding your health. Their health advice? Use the herb to kill infections.
“Echinacea was the preferred treatment for infections throughout the later part of the 19th century and the first 30 years of the 20th century,” according to the herbal scientists at the prestigious guild located in California. In fact, the herbalists say that taking echinacea as a cold and flu remedy is actually a misrepresentation. The herb has really been more of an infection-fighter all along and ought to be used as an antibiotic.