Echinaforce® Junior is ideal when you are looking for a 100% natural product that offers your child daily immune support as well as helps prevent and treat colds, flu and their complications. Echinaforce Junior is specially formulated with children in mind, with a tasty orange-flavoured chewable tablet that's easy to take. It is also the first Echinacea product in the world to be clinically researched in children.
Echinaforce® Junior contains the same herbal extract of freshly harvested Echinacea purpurea that goes into our well known Echinaforce® Echinacea Drops and Tablets. It may be used by children (above the age of 2 years) to help fight the misery of colds and flu.
1 tablet contains 380mg of extract (as dry extract) from fresh Echinacea
purpurea (L.) Moench herb (1:12) and 20mg of extract (as dry extract)
from fresh Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench root (1:11). Extraction
solvent: ethanol 65% v/v. Contains sorbitol. See patient information
leaflet for further information.
Ogal, M., P. Klein, and R. Schoop, Echinacea for the Prevention of Respiratory Tract Infections in Children 4-12 years: A Rondomized, Blind and Controlled Study., in Sociéte Suisse de Pédiatrie. 2018, Sociéte Suisse de Pédiatrie: Lausanne. Ogal, M., Echinacea Reduces Antibiotics through Prevention of Respiratory Tract Infections in Children: A Randomized, Blinded, Controlled Clinical Trial, in 67th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research. 2019: Innsbruck. Weishaupt, R., et al., Safety and Dose-Dependent Effects of Echinacea for the Treatment of Acute Cold Episodes in Children: A Multicenter, Randomized, Open-Label Clinical Trial. Children, 2020. 7(12): p. 292.
Many symptoms are similar, such as a sore throat and coughing, but there are several differences that help distinguish between a cold and flu. While many people will say they have flu, the fact is most winter infections are due to the cold virus and these infections usually clear up within a week to ten days.