Evaluations that tell you whether free resources on the internet are based on scientific researchGot It, Hide this
Research on the use of echinacea for colds is mixed. Echinacea can impact other medications you're taking and result in side effects such as an upset stomach or allergic reaction. Speak with your doctor if you're thinking of using echinacea.
flu, infection, virus , risks , remedies, herbal, herbs, plants, supplements, complementary , alternative
Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 7/13/2020 3:01:00 AM
DISCLAIMER: Web Resource Ratings are provided for informational purposes only and to facilitate discussions with your healthcare providers, family members, or informal care givers. They are not a substitute for advice from your own health care professionals. The Portal is not responsible for the content of external websites, nor is it an endorsement of that website or the site’s owners (or their products/services). The Web Resource Ratings may be reproduced for not-for-profit educational purposes only. Any other uses must be approved by the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Support for the Portal is largely provided by the Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative. AGE-WELL is a contributing partner. Help us to continue to provide direct and easy access to evidence-based information on health and social conditions to help you stay healthy, active and engaged as you grow older. Donate Today.