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Psychology and Psychotherapy: Research Study

Echinacea-Based Preparation Fight Against the Cold

Submission: June 06, 2022;Published: September 26, 2022


With the years, Echinacea is used more in medical practice with the purpose of strengthening immunity, as innate, as well as adaptive, the fight against viruses and as a rich source of nutrients in the fight against anemia. Many medicinal drugs have been developed based on Еchinacea, each of which contributes to the medical practice of the physicians. The main feature of Echinacea is its ability to improve the cytokine background in colds, stimulate the tumor necrosis factor roduction, as well as to stimulate the proliferation and differentiation clones of leukocytes, mainly of natural killer and helper leanage. In this work, we offer a brief review of the drugs developed on the basis of Echinacea outfitted with scientific research dedicated to their properties, both positive and negative. Although, as it turns out from the presented data, the side effects of Echinacea drugs are insignificant or practically absent, so we have not allocated them to a wide area. Due to good tolerability and high therapeutic effects Echinacea is an indispensable tool in the fight against diseases on the background of weakened immunity, mainly colds.

Keywords: Echinacea; Infection; Technology

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