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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To provide a rational comparison among Echinacea products, in this work a standardized extract obtained from the roots of Echinacea angustifolia was administered to 10 healthy volunteers for a period of 1 month evaluating its immunomodulatory activity.
Methods to overcome seed dormancy in Echinacea angustifolia DC.
Since 1995, Echinacea angustifolia plants have been studied on prairie remnants in Douglas County, Minnesota.
Thirty-six mice with experimentally induced peritonitis were given either Echinacea angustifolia 4X, a combination of belladonna and Echinacea in mixed homoeopathic potencies, a combination of Echinacea in mixed potencies, 2 separate combinations of belladonna in mixed potencies or a control substance.
Direct characterization of caffeoyl esters with antihyaluronidase activity in crude extracts from Echinacea angustifolia roots by fast atom bombardment tandem mass spectrometry.
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Echinacea angustifolia (Cone flower): Several varieties are found where I live, and all are useful for their tonic and anti-microbial properties.
Numerous studies have focused upon the health effects of several members of the Echinacea family, the two most common being Echinacea purpurea and Echinacea angustifolia.
Bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of alkamides from the roots of Echinacea angustifolia in humans.
ActifirmAGE[TM]-AchfirrnAge[TM] is a new anti-Aging product composed of a blend of enriched standardized extracts from Rosmarinus Officinialis (Rosmarinic Acid), Echinacea Angustifolia (Ursolic Acid), Centella Asiatica(Asiatic Acid) and combined with peptides from Ganoderma lucidum (reishi mushroom) in an enhanced delivery system.
The overall eco-sustainability of IRB's HTN process is another important issue; taking Echinacea angustifolia plants as an example, a reduction of up to 1000 fold water consumption and 400 fold soil occupation was achieved, both of which can be made available for food crops.