How To Prevent Cold Symptoms
Echinacea supplements also apparently decrease the length of cold symptoms by roughly a day and a half according to research published in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
How Effective Are Echinacea SupplementsHow much does taking Echinacea supplements help in preventing colds? According to the research taking Echinacea supplements can decrease your chances of catching a cold by approximately 58 percent. You can supplement Echinacea by simply drinking an Echinacea tea or by popping Echinacea tablets with your regular vitamins.
Of course you can also prevent cold symptoms from appearing significantly by upping the amount of times you wash your hands throughout the day, getting enough sleep, and possibly by sucking on zinc lozenges. It’s amazing how much simple things like these can help so much
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, July 2007 - http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(07)70160-3/fulltext