The Echinacea herb, botanical name Echinacea purpurea, is one of the most popular medicinal plant of all time in America. The roots, stems, leaves and flowers of the Echinacea plant are all used as herbal medicines. The health benefits from Echinacea Tea are manifold such as:-
The risk of side effects is low so long as the recommended dosage of echinacea is not exceeded. The recommended dosage is 1 to 2 grams of dried echinacea root made into a tea per day. According to Medline Plus, it is advisable to avoid taking echinacea while taking other medications to avoid serious reactions. Those suffering from HIV or AIDs, multiple sclerosis or tuberculosis, should seek the advice of a physician first before consuming Echinacea Tea.