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Secrets of Echinacea

Secrets of Echinacea

Learn About Nature's Amazing Immune-Enhancing Herb!

Winifred Conkling

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Discover the Secrets of a Healthy Immune System

For hundreds of years, Native Americans have used the herb echinacea for a multitude of ailments, from sore throats to snake bites. It was a popular cold remedy in the early part of the 20th century, before the advent of antibiotics. With the herbal boom at an all-time high, people are once again turning to echinacea for its amazing cold- and flu- fighting properties and all-over immune system-boosting qualities. Learn about this extraordinary natural remedy and discover whether you can benefit from the use of echinacea.

This comprehensive guidebook includes:
-The history, folklore, and legends surrounding echinacea
-How the herb works in the body
-The various types of echinacea and how they differ
-The many uses of echinaceaHealth and illness-fighting plans
-Candidates for the use of echinacea
-Dosage information
-And much, much more!


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About the author

Winifred Conkling

Winifred Conkling is the author or co-author of more than 30 books on health and consumer topics, including Natural Healing for Children and What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Cholesterol (co-authored with Stephen R. Devries, M.D.) She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children.

Winifred Conkling

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