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Reason for taking: Common cold
4/13/2013 2:00:37 PM

Reviewer: antony, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
As a teacher of 20 years I have always been prone to catching colds which often lead to bad chests which seemed to last for ever, well 3 to 6 weeks! I started taking echinacae and my colds were all but illiminated. I went from having about a week off work per year but feeling very run down for most of the winter to having only one day off in the last 4 years and that was for a sickness bug. I can ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Common cold
2/10/2012 9:54:00 AM

Reviewer: ke1am, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
effective but concerns about interaction with lovastatin. I took 20mg nightly and had spasms in calf muscles. Reduced to 10mg but Dr has no info. Considering dumping the lovastatin.

Reason for taking: Common cold
5/17/2011 12:34:42 PM

Reviewer: Victoria, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I would start with a head cold, then it would move down to a sore throat and then down again into a chest cold. I have taken this herb for 2 years straight and once in awhile I have a low grade fever but that is it. I buy it at Walmart.

Reason for taking: Common cold
4/24/2011 8:07:35 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Reason for taking: Common cold
4/1/2011 3:20:19 AM

Reviewer: GER101D@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
IT BOOSTS MY IMMUNE SYSTEM AND STOPS MY COLDS FRM BECOMING BRONCHITIS, BUT I WAS WONDERING IF TAKING TOO MUCH ECHINACEA CAN CAUSE MORE INFLAMMATION AND CAUSE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS TO ACT UP?

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