Nutritional Articles

Immunological and haematinic consequences of feeding a standardised Echinacea (Echinacea augustfolia) extract to healthy horses

Published: 2002-12-31

Authors:
O’Neill, W., McKee, S., and Clarke, A.F.

Brief Content of the article:
The efficacy of Echinacea in stimulating the immune system was studied in 8 horses. The horses were supplemented with Echinacea or placebo for 42 days. Echinacea appaered to improve immunity parameters. For a more detailed describtion of the study visit http://www.nutraceuticalalliance.com were more information and results can be found on this study.
Keywords: haematology; herbs; immunity; neutrophils; lymphocytes

Reference:
O’Neill, W., McKee, S., and Clarke, A.F. 2002 Immunological and haematinic consequences of feeding a standardised Echinacea (Echinacea augustfolia) extract to healthy horses. Equine Veterinary Journal 34 : page 222-227.

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