Echinacea is an herb that is sometimes used in the treatment of the common cold. Side effects include dry mouth, headache, dizziness, insomnia, and other effects. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how echinacea helps the body, it uses and side effects, and much more.
Understanding Treatment of the Common Cold
Get tips about treating the common cold from the experts at WebMD.
How to Choose Over-the-Counter Cold and Flu Meds
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Echinacea for the Common Cold
WebMD explores the use of the herb echinacea to prevent and treat the common cold.
Common Cold Prevention
The best way to stave off a common cold is to wash your hands. WebMD explains.
Prescription Drugs for Heartburn and Reflux
WebMD explains the prescription drugs used to treat heartburn and acid reflux or GERD.
How to Short-Circuit a Cold -- Maybe
It seems everyone has a cold remedy, but do some actually work?
Natural Cold Remedies: What to Know
Some natural remedies may help you recover from the cold.
Natural Cold and Flu Remedies
Americans spend over one billion dollars on cold and flu supplements, and other natural remedies for colds and the flu. Which ones really work? Here's what alternative medicine experts have to say.