Echinacea purpurea herb tops (3:1) extract 100 mg
Equivalent to 300 mg of raw herb.
Also contains: Gelatin, Dicalcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Ginger, Garlic Oil.
Drug Interactions: Do not take this product if you are using any of the following medications: immune-suppressants (i.e. corticosteroids, cyclosporin), Anti-coagulants, Antiplatelet Drugs, Anti-diabetes medications (garlic and ginger may alter dosage).
Nutrient Depletions: None known when taken as directed.
Supportive Interactions: Other herbs such as goldenseal and medicinal mushrooms also enhance the immune system. These can be used along with this product (or during periods of rest off of it) to help maximize the effect of this herbal remedy.
Ginger may help prevent nausea in individuals taking anti-cancer medications. Garlic may help reduce blood pressure in individuals taking ACE Inhibitors or Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists.
Warnings and Precautions: Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen and prior to use if you are taking immunosuppressants or if you have a progressive systemic disease such as tuberculosis, collagenosis, or multiple sclerosis. Do not use if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy family. Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to occur; in which case discontinue use.
Toxicity, Adverse Reactions and Side Effects: Adverse reactions to Echinacea, garlic, and ginger are rare. However, high doses can cause nausea, heartburn, intestinal gas, diarrhea, or dizziness. If you experience any difficulty breathing or develop a skin rash, discontinue use and contact a physician.