Re: [gardeners] echinaceae

Jane Burdekin (
Sat, 7 Feb 1998 09:37:57 -0700

Hi George, 
What exactly does the gingko biloba do for you?  I have heard it advertised
a lot lately, but I'm not sure what it does.  Thanks, Jane 

> At 06:49 AM 2/7/98 -0600, you wrote:
> >	Anyway, interested to know if anyone else had tried this remedy. 
> >>> Barb
> >>
> >>After reading a number of research articles on the positive 
> >>results of echinacea and zinc on a number of health-related 
> >>things, I decided to try it.  I take the NOW brand Elder-Zinc on 
> >>the advice of both my doctor, pharmacist and herbalist friend.  
> >Jamie:  thanks for the name - I will look for NOW elder zinc.  Biggest
> >problem I have been having is know HOW much to take - directions are
> >- zinc says 1-3 but now how often etc. I have been taking echinaceae
> >times a day and the zinc more often. The zinco also contains echinaceae
> >well as vitamin C.  Anyway, felt MUCH better yesterday, so hope it is
> working!
> >Barb Rothenberger
> >Columbia, Mo,
> >
> I take echinacea capsules twice daily as a boost to a badly damaged
> system. In addition I take 3000 mg of C, B+, 800 units E, gingko biloba,
> and a multi vitamin with minerals. Not to mention what I get from fresh
> veggies from the garden. Since I started this regimen 2 years ago I am
> feeling much better.
> George