Fresh Echinacea* (Echinacea purpurea)
Herb tincture (ratio 1:12) ... 1 ... 140 mg,
equivalent to ... 95 mg of dried herb*
Root tincture (ratio 1:11) ... 60 mg,
equivalent to ... 5.5 mg of dried root*
* CERTIFIED ORGANICALLY GROWN BY:
Non-medicinal ingredients: Sucrose, purified
water, elderberry fruit extract, citric acid monohydrate,
modified corn starch, medium chain
triglycerides, potassium sorbate
Clinically shown to help prevent and relieve the
symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections
(URTI) such as the common cold and flu.
Shortens the duration of URTI.
Used in Herbal Medicine to support the immune
system, especially in times of stress, lack of sleep
and for smokers.
Take at the first sign of infection
Stir a single dose into hot water and
Adult (15 years and over):
Prevention: Take 5 mL, 2 times daily.
Acute treatment: Take 5 mL, 3-4 times daily.
Children (10-14 years): Give 2.5 mL, 3 times
Children (5-9 years): Give 2.5 mL, 2 times daily.
Children (2-4 years): Give 2.5 mL, once daily.
Duration of use: Consult a healthcare practitioner
for use beyond 4 months.
Shake well before use. Store below 25°C. Once
opened, refrigerate and use within one month
Consult a healthcare practitioner if you have an
autoimmune disorder or prior to use if you are
taking immunosuppressants, or if you have a
progressive systemic disease such as tuberculosis,
leucosis, collagenosis, multiple sclerosis, AIDS and/
or HIV infection.
Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to
occur, in which case, discontinue use.
Do not use if you have an allergy to Asteraceae/
Compositae (daisy) family or in case of known
allergy to any of the ingredients in the product.
Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist
Do not use if security cap is broken.
Keep out of reach of children.
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