Written by susan sweeny johnson, phd, biochem this literature review suggests that echinacea can be effective in reducing incidence and duration of the common cold. The research literature on echinacea is difficult to evaluate because of the heterogeneity of the products used in various studies a systematic review of four studies confirmed the lack of. Echinacea, of course, popped into my head echinacea: a literature review botany, history, chemistry one thought on is echinacea effective for.
There are three herbal substances used in echinaforce sore throat spray: echinacea the applicant has submitted a literature review with this application an. The echinacea species echinacea angustifolia, a systematic literature review, international journal of clinical practice, 66, 11, (1056. Echinacea literature review the effectiveness of echinacea in the treatment of the common cold abstract since ancient times humans have been using herbal medicine to treat and ward off any potential illnesses. Given the context of the hajj, researchers at the iran university of medical sciences conducted a review of the literature to explore the potential for echinacea supplements to prevent or treat uris in at-risk populations.
Echinacea & goldenseal ©2009 huntington college of health sciences literature education series on dietary supplements hobbs c echinacea: a literature review. An analysis of the current evidence in the literature suggests that echinacea has a benefit in decreasing the incidence and duration of the common cold, the review concluded. The objective of the current literature review is to dwell upon the impact of the use of herbal medicines during the perioperative period, and to review the strategies for managing their perioperative use. literature review 21 concepts 211 marketing strategy marketing strategy is a long-term course of action designed to optimize allocation of the scarce resources at the disposal of a firm in delivering superior customer experiences and promote the interests of other stakeholders.
The literature review provides background information on the lifecycle of influenza viruses, followed by a review of the host immune response to the virus, along with a review of echinacea and the known. Echinacea echinacea is presented to the cswg as part of a review of botanicals being used as dietary the literature on echinacea clearly showed that it is. Herbal medicines and anaesthesia a systematic review of randomized controlled trials but there are no reports of adverse outcomes in the literature. Interpretation of existing literature suggests that echinacea should be used as a treatment for illness, not as a means for prevention of illness the consensus of the studies reviewed in this article is that echinacea is indeed effective in reducing the duration and severity of symptoms, but that this effect is noted only with certain.
Objectives: to review the evidence regarding the effectiveness of orally ingested echinacea extracts in reducing the incidence, severity, or duration of acute upper respiratory infections (uris)search strategies: information from a wide range of sources was used as background material. Download citation on researchgate | treatment of the common cold with echinacea: a structured review | echinacea is a herbal preparation that is frequently used to treat the common cold spending. A review of the taxonomy of the genus echinacea kathleen a mckeown although literature references to populations in massachusetts and maine, for example, are.
Learn more about propolis uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that contain propolis. This literature review has the inherent limitation of misleading conclusions the use of more reviewers or a formalized analysis could have reduced potential bias and misleading conclusions a second limitation of this review is the use of checklists. In this structured review, the use of echinacea to treat the common cold will be examined barrett et al , melchart et al in the literature.
In a literature review, the authors concluded that certain echinacea extracts could provide multiple benefits to cold and flu sufferers, such as inactivation of the viruses, inactivation of certain pathogenic respiratory bacteria, and reversal of the pro-inflammatory responses induced by cold and flu agents. The review also concluded that prophylactic use of echinacea preparations is ineffective for preventing the common cold the effects of echinacea in children are uncertain only a small amount of research has been done in children, and the results of that research are inconsistent. However, a university of maryland review of available studies concluded that echinacea, when taken at first sign of a cold, reduced cold symptoms or shortened their duration this conclusion was based on 13 european studies (4. The purpose of this comprehensive literature review is to echinacea angustfolia 150 mg 006 mg 00055 μl echinacea purpurea 150 mg 006 mg 00055 μl.