Re: [gardeners] echinaceae

Barb Rothenberger (
Sat, 07 Feb 1998 07:00:05 -0600

Jane:  I have heard others swear by it as a preventative as well.  Thought
I wouldn't get sick as much since I no ;longer teach high school. One
capsule three times a day seems to be helping.  
>Hi Barb,
>I use a combination echinacea/goldenseal capsule if I feel like I am coming
>down with something.  I am using it now as a preventative med because my
>son has a cold, and he is taking 2 caps 2-3 times a day.  He is really
>healthy, and has only missed 2 days of middle school, one Oct of 6th grade,
>and one Feb of 8th.  He really only felt bad for a day with taking the
>echinacea.  I really believe in the stuff.  Hope you feel better soon.
Barb Rothenberger
Columbia, Mo,