Effectiveness Rating for Echinacea Purpurea's Ability to Reduce Severity Of The Common Cold

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well echinacea purpurea is able to reduce severity of the common cold. The overall rating for this claim is 1.7 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Echinacea Purpurea to reduce severity of the common cold may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Echinacea Purpurea's Ability to Reduce Severity Of The Common Cold

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 3 studies in the database on echinacea purpurea; the confidence rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Echinacea Purpurea Dose to Reduce Severity Of The Common Cold

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
100mg once daily 100mg
500mg once daily 500mg

References

Title of Study
Efficacy of a standardized echinacea preparation (EchinilinTM) for the treatment of the common cold: a randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled trial
Echinacea purpurea Therapy for the Treatment of the Common Cold
Treatment of the Common Cold with Unrefined Echinacea