Elderberry & Echinacea - Echinaforce Hot Drink


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• Helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu
• Made from extracts of fresh Echinacea purpurea
• Flavoured with Black Elderberry juice (Sambucus)

What is Echinaforce® Hot Drink?

Echinaforce® Hot Drink Cold & Flu concentrate is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the symptoms of the common cold and influenza type infections. This is based on traditional use only. Always read the leaflet.

Echinaforce® Hot Drink solution contains fresh extracts of Echinacea herb (95%) and root (5%), and Elderberry juice.

Our Echinacea products are produced using extracts of freshly harvested, organically grown Echinacea purpurea herb and root, picked fresh and used within 24 hours of harvest. The benefit of using freshly harvested herbs has been demonstrated by research – extracts from fresh plants contain almost 3 times more active substances compared to those obtained from equivalent amounts of dried herb*.

Echinaforce® Hot Drink is the latest product to join our Echinaforce® family. The Echinacea extract used is exactly the same as that found in our other Echinacea products:

Echinaforce® Echinacea drops 
Echinaforce® Echinacea tablets
Echinaforce® Forte Echinacea tablets 750mg
Echinaforce® Chewable Echinacea tablets
Echinaforce® Sore Throat Spray
Echinacea lozenges

*Tobler M et al: Characteristics of whole fresh plant extracts. Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur GanzheitMedizin, 1994

Dosage of Echinaforce® Hot Drink

Echinaforce® Hot Drink should be diluted with hot water and made into a hot drink before use.

1. Fill the 5ml measuring spoon provided with the product.
2. Pour the contents of the spoon into a cup.
3. Add hot water and stir.

Adults and children over 12 years:
Days 1 to 3: Take 5ml diluted in hot water five times daily
Days 4 to 10: Take 5ml diluted in hot water three times daily

For oral use only. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not take this product for a cold or flu for more than 10 days.


5 ml of concentrate contains:1,140 mg of extract (as tincture) of fresh Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench herb (1:12-13) and 60 mg of extract (as tincture) of fresh Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench root (1:11-12).Extraction solvent: Ethanol 65% V/V

The other ingredients used are sucrose, purified water, concentrated elderberry juice, citric acid monohydrate, modified starch, medium chain triglycerides, potassium sorbate and ethanol.

Use in pregnancy or when breastfeeding

Although the data available suggests that use of Echinacea during pregnancy does not lead to any adverse effects, taking the herb during this time of life is not recommended. Similarly, use of Echinacea during breastfeeding is not recommended.

Side effects

Like all medicines, this product can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. These include digestive complaints such as nausea and allergies. The frequency of these is not known – this means not enough side effects have been recorded for us to calculate how frequently these are likely to occur.

Do not use if you are:

• Allergic to products containing Echinacea or other members of the daisy family
• Allergic to Black Elderberry

Echinaforce Hot Drink Concentrate contains sucrose and ethanol.

• If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, talk to your doctor before taking this product.
• This product contains small amounts of ethanol (alcohol), less than 100 mg per dose.

Why we only use freshly harvested Echinacea to make Echinaforce

*Not intended for use by pregnant or nursing women. If you are taking any medications or have any medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product.

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  • 5
    Echinaforce hot drink

    Posted by Tom Hailes on Dec 22, 2021

    Wo.uld never be without it summer or winter colds , a good hot comfort drink

  • 5
    Echinaforce hot drink

    Posted by Tom Hailes on Dec 22, 2021

    Wo.uld never be without it summer or winter colds , a good hot comfort drink

  • 5
    Echinaforce hot drink

    Posted by Margaret Cameron on Jun 07, 2021

    Very pleasant drink.greatwith cold symtoms

  • 5
    Very pleasant hot drink

    Posted by Margaret Cameron on May 11, 2021

    Very good with cold symptoms

  • 4

    Posted by Tom Hailes on Sep 11, 2019

    Always keep in our medical cupboard for when the needs arrive for winter summer colds