Echinacea purpurea


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Ech·i·na·ce·a pur·pur·ea

(ek'i-nā'shă pūr-pūr'ē-ă)
A species of plant in North America purported to heal infections and boost the body's immune system.

Echinacea purpurea

(pŭr-pūr′ēă, poor′)
A native American perennial herb (purple coneflower) of the family Compositae. Its root and leaf extracts are promoted both for their effects on wound healing and for their impact on the treatment and prevention of respiratory infections.
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Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea or Echinacea angustifolia)--If this herb isn't already in your pasture mix, make sure you add it.
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The researchers are looking for ways to influence this transport system further, and to do so, they've been studying the purple coneflower, also known as Echinacea purpurea. If you've ever used Echinacea to treat a cold, you know how effective it can be, and it seems that it works at least in part by affecting the endocannabinoid svstem.
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