Re: [gardeners] echinaceae

George Shirley (
Sat, 07 Feb 1998 13:09:44

I'm taking it to help lower my blood pressure. Miz Anne takes it to try to
save a few brain synapses. It's supposed to help with both. I figure, what
the hell, as cheap as it is it might help some. 


At 09:37 AM 2/7/98 -0700, you wrote:
>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