Botanical name: Echinacea purpurea
Purple coneflower herb
Echinacea genus were in use throughout the plains of North America long before the introduction of European medicines.
A number of compounds, such as caffeic acid derivatives, alkylamides, and polysaccharides, have been isolated from Echinacea extracts.
Echinacea has been used to support the immune system.
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