Used and recommended for its anti-viral and anti-bacterial benefits, Echinacea prevents colds and can reduce the duration of a cold. Echinacea may offer protection from bacterial infections of the respiratory tract. Goldenseal may help relieve congestion and suppress coughs in chronic respiratory diseases. Berberine, the active ingredient in Goldenseal, has been shown to lower blood sugar, cause weight loss and improve heart health. Ethically Harvested. Alcohol Free.