Echinacea​

Echinacea purpurea

Herbal Actions

  • Immune modulating
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Lymphatic
  • Antimicrobial
  • Diaphoretic

Used For

  • Common colds & flu
  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Acne & inflammatory skin conditions
  • Topically for wound healing, gingivitis, & chronic ulcerations

Avoid If...

You have a Asteraceae allergy

References

  • Blumenthal, M., & Busse, W. R. (1998). Expanded Commission E Monographs. Austin, Texas : Boston : American Botanical Council

  • World Heath Organisation. (1999). WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants: Volume 1. World Health Organisation, Geneva