Why is it listed that echinacea is not recommended for use in children?

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22 Jan 2010

There is not standardization in echinacea.

I would check this out any find out what happened in this study below.

There is a study that was done in children starting in age 2 - 11

To try to find out the findings. Contact these people and give them the study number.

NCCAM
National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892 USA
E-mail: info@nccam.nih.gov

Study ID Numbers: R01 AT000114-01
Study First Received: January 9, 2002
Last Updated: August 17, 2006
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00029211 History of Changes
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Virus Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Common Cold
Picornaviridae Infections

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on January 21, 2010

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