These lovely flowers are echinacea, a popular natural remedy for colds and flu.
Herbs and minerals such as echinacea, elderberry and zinc can help reduce the duration of your cold.
MATTHEW T. STALLBAUMER
Research has failed to demonstrate that over-the-counter cold medications do much good; in fact, they can do harm.
Steam inhalation can reduce nasal stuffiness and chest congestion. The addition of herbs can increase the steam’s healing effects.
Of the many types of elderberry, only black elderberry has been studied as a cold remedy.