Echinaforce Hot Drink 100ml
This is the latest product in our Echinaforce® range. It combines our well-known fresh Echinacea root and herb extracts with Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) to produce a soothing and palatable hot drink.
Just what you need to help fight off symptoms such as aching limbs and headaches when you are struck down by the cold or flu.
What is Echinaforce® Hot Drink?
Echinaforce® Hot Drink is a concentrated solution containing fresh extracts of Echinacea herb (95%) and root (5%), and Elderberry juice. It is a licensed herbal medicine used for the treatment of symptoms of colds and flu.
Our Echinacea products are produced using extracts of freshly harvested, organically grown Echinacea purpurea herb and root, picked fresh and used within 24 hours of harvest. The benefit of using freshly harvested herbs has been demonstrated by research – extracts from fresh plants contain almost 3 times more active substances compared to those obtained from equivalent amounts of dried herb*.
Echinaforce® Hot Drink is the latest product to join our Echinaforce® family. The Echinacea extract used is exactly the same as that found in our other Echinacea products.
*Tobler M et al: Characteristics of whole fresh plant extracts. Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur GanzheitMedizin, 1994
Dosage of Echinaforce® Hot Drink
Echinaforce® Hot Drink should be diluted with hot water and made into a hot drink before use.
1. Fill the 5ml measuring spoon provided with the product.
2. Pour the contents of the spoon into a cup.
3. Add hot water and stir.
Adults and children over 12 years:
Days 1 to 3: Take 5ml diluted in hot water five times daily
Days 4 to 10: Take 5ml diluted in hot water three times daily
For oral use only. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not take this product for a cold or flu for more than 10 days.
5ml of concentrate contains 1,140mg of extract (as tincture) of fresh Echinacea purpurea herb and 60mg of extract (as tincture) of fresh Echinacea purpurea root; and 1,383mg of elderberry juice concentrate.
Use in pregnancy or when breastfeeding
Although the data available suggests that use of Echinacea during pregnancy does not lead to any adverse effects, taking the herb during this time of life is not recommended. Similarly, use of Echinacea during breastfeeding is not recommended.
Like all medicines, this product can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. These include digestive complaints such as nausea and allergies. The frequency of these is not known – this means not enough side effects have been recorded for us to calculate how frequently these are likely to occur.
Do not use if you are:
- Allergic to products containing Echinacea or other members of the daisy family
- Allergic to Black Elderberry