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Doctor insights on: How Long Should You Take Echinacea And Goldenseal

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How long should it take for my astragalus, echinechea, eyebright, propilis, and bilberry supplements to work?

How long should it take for my astragalus, echinechea, eyebright, propilis, and bilberry supplements to work?

Supplements: Since these are herbal medication, they are not as highly regulated and studied. Onset of action will vary significantly and will depend on the reason you are taking this particular mix of herbals. ...Read more

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Can echinacea goldenseal help with my recurring sinus and cold issues? Are there any risk? So tired of antibiotics and shots

Can echinacea goldenseal help with my recurring sinus and cold issues? Are there any risk? So tired of antibiotics and shots

Can try it: You can try it. It will help treat your symptoms and is non toxic. Let your doctor know you are using it and if you get worse be checked. All the best, feel better. ...Read more

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Can i use echinacea goldenseal for my ear?

Can i use echinacea goldenseal for my ear?

Not recommended.: Don't use it for more than 11 days because at that point it will suppress your immune function. I don't recommend it if your ear hurts and has not been examined. You might have an ear infection that requires antibiotic treatment. How painful is your ear? ...Read more

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Can echinacea and goldenseal treat bacterial infection?

Can echinacea and goldenseal treat bacterial infection?

Bacterial infection: There is no conclusive evidence of the efficacy of echinacea and goldenseal in treating any form of infection. There is good evidence that they have little or any effect on viral illnesses. ...Read more

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Can I take echinacea while on immunosuppressant?

Yes.: However, taking echinacea for an extended period may itself cause some immune dysfunction. So only take it for short periods of time. ...Read more

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Can I take echinacea on immunosuppressant?

Can I take echinacea on immunosuppressant?

Probably not: Echinacea is itself a mild immunosuppressant so it is not a good idea to combine it with prescribed immunosupressants. You should discuss this question with the physician who prescribed these immunosuppressive medications. ...Read more

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Is echinacea safe to take when on levothroxine? I had a full thyroidectomy and am on levothyroxine daily.

Is echinacea safe to take when on levothroxine? I had a full thyroidectomy and am on levothyroxine daily.

Yes, but: It is worthless. If does not help to treat, cure or prevent any disease. It is a waste of money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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If i m having a reaction to a flu shot is it ok to take echinacea?

If i m having a reaction to a flu shot is it ok to take echinacea?

No: Despite its popularity, some recent studies of echinacea have not found that it helps. Commonly used when people get colds...There is no good clinical evidence for its use. If echinacea does have a benefit, many researchers feel that it has not been proven. ...Read more

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