Can an vitamin or Echinacea plant herb supplement enhance your immune function, reduce the odds that you will catch a cold, and lessen the duration of a cold? The clinical information below observes: "A review of 14 clinical trials found that echinacea reduced the odds of developing a cold by 58% and the duration of a cold by 1 - 4 days." But, these results were found only with a high quality echinacea supplement. A study performed by ConsumerLab discovered that 10% of the 11 brands tested had no Echinacea at all! Echinacea has been used to reduce the symptoms of sore throat, cough and fever. Echinacea has an anti-oxidant effect, and contains substances that raise immunity, can relieve pain, reduce inflammation, help with UTI's urinary tract infections), vaginal yeast (Candida), ear infections, athlete's foot, sinusitis, hay fever, herpes cold sores and slow-healing wounds. Because Echinacea can enhance immune function, those taking medications to suppress the immune system should consult their healthcare practitioner and review the possible interactions in the information below. Remedy's Echinacea Purpurea herbal supplement is made on our premises (like most of our products) to ensure the best quality and no fillers. Remedy's Echinacea Purpurea is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.