Did you know?
Echinacea also known as the American coneflower, is a very popular herb, and people commonly take it to help combat flu and colds. It has been shown to encourage the immune system and reduces many of the symptoms of colds, flu and some other illnesses, infections, and conditions. It helps control blood sugar. Aids healthy cell growth. Potentially reduces risk of breast cancer. Helps manage anxiety. Lowers blood pressure. Reduces inflammation.
Three species of Echinacea are used as herbal remedies:
- Echinacea angustifolia – narrow-leaved coneflower
- Echinacea pallida – pale purple coneflower
- Echinacea purpurea – purple coneflower, eastern purple coneflower
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