Echinacea Purpurea Root

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Echinacea Purpurea 

Latin name: Echinacea purpurea 

Health Benefits of Echinacea Purpurea  

Echinacea Purpurea is used as a preventative as well as a curative.  It is commonly used for the common cold and the flu.  Health benefits include:

  

  • Is often used as a preventative as well as a treatment for colds, flu, and other upper respiratory infections.
  • Increases T-cell activity, which boosts the immune system to prevent illness.  
  • It is an effective blood purifier, which makes it a good treatment for blood poisoning, and poisonous spider and snake bites.
  • Good cleanser for glands and the lymphatic system.
  • One of the best herbs for helping enlargement and weakness of the prostate gland.
  • Great infection fighter and natural antibiotic.
  • Thought to be helpful to many skin allergies and also things like eczema and psoriasis.  

 

How to use Echinacea Purpurea 

  • Use internally in tea and tincture combinations. This herb mixes well with other herbs as well. It can also be used in encapsulated form.
  • Externally it can be used as a contact healer.
  • Safe during pregnancy, while nursing, and is safe for children.
  • Effectiveness will decrease if used continuously, so it is best to take in cycles, generally 5 days on, 2 days off, repeated until the infection or illness subsides.

  

Cautions and Side Effects of Echinacea Purpurea 

  • No known drug interactions.
  • Safe during pregnancy, while nursing, and is safe for children.
  • Should not be taken continually for prevention from colds and flu. You must rotate use of Echinacea or it will lose some of its effectiveness.  

 

Fun Facts About Echinacea Purpurea 

  • This gorgeous purple flower is wonderful to use indoors in flower arrangements. Very beautiful.

Additional Details

SKU:
HB37

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