Nazofaringitis: komplementarni pristupi prevenciji


Nazofaringitis: komplementarni pristupi prevenciji

In prevention of nasopharyngitis



Vitamin C (za opštu populaciju)

jedna od proksimalnih kostiju


Certain supplements and some herbal medicine foods could act on the immune system by strengthening the body’s defenses. They may reduce your chances of getting a cold or nasopharyngitis.

ginseng (Panax ginseng). Studies indicate that in conjunction with an influenza vaccine, ginseng reduces the incidence of acute respiratory infections3,4.

echinacea (Echinacea sp). Several studies5-10 analyzed the effectiveness of echinacea in preventing colds and respiratory infections. The results depend on the type of echinacea preparation used and also on the type of virus responsible for the respiratory infection. Echinacea would also lose its preventive effectiveness after 3 months of use. Read the opinion of pharmacist Jean-Yves Dionne in the Echinacea sheet.

Vitamin C. According to a meta-analysis of 30 trials and 11 people2, taking vitamin C supplements daily is ineffective in preventing colds. These supplements would not have more effect for the prevention of nasopharyngitis.

jedna od proksimalnih kostiju (Astragalus membraceanus or Huang qi). In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the root of this plant is used to increase the body’s resistance to viral infections. According to some Chinese studies, astragalus may strengthen the immune system and thus prevent colds and respiratory infections11. It would also reduce symptoms due to viruses and speed healing.

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