Echinacea angustifolia


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echinacea

Fringe medicine
A flower essence believed to provide a sense of self in the face of adversity. 

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb, the roots and rhizomes of which contain betain, essential oils (including caryophylene and humulene), echinocoside (which has antibacterail activity), glycosides, inulin, isobutyl amides, resin and sesquiterpene. It is antibacterial, antiviral and diaphoretic; it has been used topically for eczema, herpes, insect and snake bites, itching and wounds, and internally for gastrointestinal, respiratory and urinary tract infections, infectious mononucleosis, septicaemia, sore throat, toothaches and to detoxify blood.

Echinacea angustifolia

, blacksamson echinacea (ĕk-ĭ-nā′sē-ă ahng-gŭs″tĭ-fōl′ē-ă)
A native American perennial herb of the family Compositae. Its extracts have been promoted as a means of treating or preventing upper respiratory infections. Many studies of Echinacea show conflicting results based on timing of administration, dosage, and varying plant preparation. Those allergic to ragweed should not take Echinacea as there is a cross allergen sensitivity.
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Use of a standardized extract from Echinacea angustifolia (Polinacea[R]) for the prevention of respiratory tract infections.
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Echinacea angustifolia is a composite flower that produces individual florets each day It releases female structures one day and male structures the next, which allows first and last days of flowering to be identified without checking each plant daily (Figure 3).
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Our research indicates that when prevention is the primary concern, echinacea angustifolia should be the choice, but when a curative remedy is required the most effective herbal formula will use the roots of three-year-old echinacea purpurea as the optimum blend with goldenseal," Beland notes.
The morphologically similar Echinacea angustifolia DC.
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