Used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve the symptoms and shorten duration of upper respiratory tract infections. Used in Herbal Medicine to help fight off infections, especially of the respiratory tract.
Recommended dose: Adults: Drink 1 cup 3 times daily.
Directions for use: Take at first sign of infection. Pour 240 mL freshly boiled water over 1 tea bag and steep, covered, for 10-15 minutes. Gently squeeze the tea bag to release the remaining extract.
Duration of use: Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 8 weeks.
Cautions: Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking immunosuppressants, or if you have a progressive systemic disease such tuberculosis, leukosis, collagenosis, or multiple sclerosis.
Contraindications: Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if you have an allergy to Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy family.
Known Adverse Reactions: Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to occur; in which case, use.