I frequently get asked does herbal medicine work? In my 14 years of experience I will say yes, not for ALL conditions but it certainly helps improve the general wellbeing of a person and enhances the bodies own innate healing mechanism so that no matter what underlying condition/s they have, their signs and symptoms generally improve . As much as it is important that the traditional use of these herbs are maintained and respected, there is currently A LOT of evidence based
Firstly, I want to acknowledge and say a big thank you to Professor Kerry Bone, for the information in this blog. Kerry and collaborators have done a lot of great research on the various species of Echinacea and if its anyone that knows this herb well enough, it's Kerry himself! There are so many myths on Echinacea, just today a patient came in an heard something on the morning news about the effectiveness of Echinacea on colds and flu saying that the research showed it wasn'