Echinacea

Echinacea

Botanical name: Echinacea purpurea

Alternative Names
American coneflower
Purple coneflower herb
Red sunflower

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.

Functions:
Echinacea has been used to support the immune system.

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