BODY IMMUNITY ENHANCER
Emotional and environmental stresses can weaken the body`s immunity. The body`s immune system is designed to protect itself from invasion by unhealthy bacteria and viruses.
There are several herbs available that can nourish and stimulate the immune system. Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs used for the immune system. It has been documented to have antiviral, anti inflammation and immune-stimulating activity.
Herbalists consider Echinacea one of the best blood purifiers and an effective antibiotic. It activates the body`s immune system increasing the chances of fighting off any disease. This popular herb has been used to help ward off the common cold and to relieve the symptoms of hay fever.
Echinacea properties may offer benefit for nearly all infectious conditions. Studies show echinacea prevents the formation of an enzyme which destroys a natural barrier between healthy tissue and damaging organisms. Echinacea is considered an effective therapeutic agent in many infectious conditions including upper respiratory infections, the common cold and sinusitis. The herb is a mild antibiotic that is effective against infections.
Echinacea aids in the production of interferon has increases antiviral activity against, influenza (flu), herpes, an inflammation of the skin and mouth. It may reduce the severity of symptoms such as runny nose and sore throat and reduce the duration of illness.
Echinacea`s antibacterial properties can stimulate wound healing and are of benefit to skin conditions such as burns, insect bites, ulcers, psoriasis, acne and eczema. It`s anti-inflammatory properties may relieve arthritis and lymphatic swelling.