Ask Dr. Chris Meletis, N.D., Health Column


Echinacea to support a challenged immune system.*

Q: When shop during for Echinacea I often wonder whether I should purchase E. angustifolia or E. purpurea. Do you have a favorite variety for your patients?

A: That is an excellent question. My answer is both!  Clinically, I have found both highly useful to support my patients’ overall immune and wellness goals. When possible, I will use a combination formula, as each plant has its own unique phytonutrient profiles.  Read more >

Q: Should I use Echinacea flower or root?  Why?

A:  Based on my naturopathic training and clinical experience of the last 25 years, my answer is BOTH! The entire plant contains active constituents, leaves, flowers and roots all at varying levels of concentrations.  Thus, much like eating a carrot, potato or apple with the skin on, the nutrients are more bountiful. Read more >
 

About Dr. Meletis

Dr. Chris Meletis, N.D., has 24-years of experience practicing as a Naturopathic Doctor in Portland, Oregon.  He is dedicated to using his vast knowledge about alternative medicine to help his patients and generously give to those in need. He has written over a dozen books and 100's of national articles, and was named Naturopathic Physician of the Year in 2003 by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.  He has started 16 community clinics that provide care for uninsured families and the poor, offering pure naturopathic to fully integrated medicine. 

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