Studies related to Oxygenation Cost of Exercise and Echinacea

Running Economy And Maximal Oxygen Consumption After 4 Weeks Of Oral Echinacea Supplementation

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 24
Sex Male
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Overweight, Average
Notes for this study:
An increase in erythropoetin was noted following ingestion of 8g echinacea for 28 days as well as an increase in exercise performance in recreationally active men, but there was no apparent increase in red blood cell count.