Echinacea stimulates the immune system and has antiviral properties, for this reason it results very helpful to fortify the immune system , to prevent and to heal flu, cold, fever, cough but also infections of the urinary tract such as cystitis.
To heal try to take 30 drops of mother tincture of echinacea in a glass of water three times a day. To prevent take 15 drops in a glass of water once a day.
500 mg of dry extract of echinacea in capsules twice a day without food to treat illnesses, to prevent cold, flu or other problems take 400 mg of dry extract in capsules once a day.
Alternatively you can prepare a herbal tea of echinacea in order to fortify the immune system. Boil 1 cup of water, remove from heat and infuse 1 tablespoon of echinaea for 10 minutes. Strain and drink.