Tag Archives: Echinacea

Vitamin E, Echinacea Continue to Lose Sales

As regular readers of NBN know (and if you’re not a regular reader get with it!) starting in 2005 and continuing in 2006 the media was rife ongoing reports over the inefficacy of nutritional supplements with Vitamin E and Echinacea bearing the brunt of the bad press. Studies about these were widely reported, overstated and […]

Echinacea Schmechinacea: NY Times Report Ignores Existing Literature

A study by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to be published in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that there is no scientific evidence that Echinacea is helpful in combating colds. As noted in a press release by the American Botanical Council, “This is not a definitive trial on the efficacy […]

Echinacea Schmechinacea, New York Times Story Ignores Existing Literature

A study by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to be published in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that there is no scientific evidence that Echinacea is helpful in combating colds. As noted in a press release by the American Botanical Council, “This is not a definitive trial on the efficacy […]