I read some information stating that echinacea can be effective for decreasing anxiety!
Q. Dear Terry, “I read some information stating that echinacea can be effective for decreasing anxiety. I had thought echinacea was for boosting your immune system. Which is it? Thanks!” — Marci S., Newark, NJ
A. Dear Marci, While the typical echinacea you see in stores is sold for immune health and helping to overcome colds and flu, there is a specialized, unique echinacea extract derived from Echinacea angustifolia that can help reduce anxiety.
Researchers at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences discovered that when grown under the right conditions, harvested and processed in a particular way, and taken at the right dosage level, compounds in this unique type of echinacea can help reduce anxiety as effectively as certain prescription medications, without the side effects. The unique compounds in this particular echinacea extract have been shown to attach to certain brain receptors, which help to instill a sense of calm and relaxation. I recommend taking 20 mg of this specialized echinacea extract twice daily.
Terry . . . Naturally