Substances & Homeopatic Remedies

Echinacea purpurea

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Use in beds, mixed borders, or in the native wildflower patch. The long-lasting flowers, borne on long, stiff stems, are perfect in cut flower arrangements and well suited to drying.
Taken orally, extracts from purple coneflower roots and leaves stimulate the immune system and increase resistance to infections. Native Americans used Echinacea for many medicinal purposes. In Europe today, more than 200 pharmaceutical products are made from the extracts. Learn more about the therapeutic uses of Echinacea at the Web site Medicinal Herbs Online. Butterflies sip nectar from purple coneflowers all summer long.