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At the first sign of a cold flu and congestion, take 1 tablet 4 times daily on a temporary basis as a dietary supplement. For sinus relief take 2 tablet per day with water or food.
As with any vitamin or supplement, keep away from children. No adverse reaction or drug interactions have been reported to date. Consult your doctor if you take prescription medication, are pregnant or lactating. In case of accidental overdose, immediately call doctor. Store in a cool dry place.
What is Andrographis?
Also known as "Indian echinacea," andrographis (Andrographis paniculata) is an herb long used in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine. The popular cold remedy Kold Kare contains standardized extract of both andrographis.
Uses of Andrographis
In herbal medicine, andrographis is typically used to treat the following conditions:
Andrographis is also said to act as a natural immune booster.
Benefits of Andrographis
Studies suggest that andrographis may aid in the treatment of these health problems:
1) Respiratory Infections
In a research review published in 2004, scientists sized up seven clinical trials (with a total of 896 participants) and found that placebo andrographis is superior to [ in alleviating symptoms of upper respiratory infections.
Kold Kare may help reduce the severity and duration of the flu, according to a 2003 study. When compared to 469 patients using the conventional antiviral medication amantadine, 71 study members using Kold Kare experienced about three fewer days of flu symptoms and were less likely to progress to complicated influenza.
Since flu can lead to serious complications (including pneumonia), it's important to seek medical help if you're experiencing flu symptoms (such as muscle aches, fatigue, and high fever).
3) Sinus Infections
A study published in 2002 shows that Kan Jang may help relieve the inflammation associated with sinusitis. For the study, 185 individuals took either a placebo or Kan Jang in treatment of acute upper respiratory tract infections (including sinusitis). Results indicated that Kold Kare may help soothe headache and nasal and throat symptoms. However, cough and eye symptoms didn't differ significantly between the two groups.