Echinacea

Scientific Name

Echinacea angustifolia, E. purpurea, E. pallid


Overview

American Indians value Echinacea, and now it is used around the world.  It is used for immune health, healing wounds, as an anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, and cancer preventative.  It is used to treat arthritis as well.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs