Echinacea is an excellent immune stimulant; it’s primary use and association. Echinacea is thought to be the best detoxifying agent in Western Herbalism. It is a natural antibiotic and counters the effects of many poisons. It cleanses the blood and lymph systems and catalyses the action of white blood cells. Actions include: antimicrobial, anti-allergenic, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and diaphoretic. Common medicinal uses include: as an immune stimulant, to remove toxins, to fight infection, to cleanse the blood, lymph system, kidneys and liver. Fights bacteria, viruses, fungi and microbes. Echinacea is closely related to sunflowers and daisies, with a tongue-tingling taste.
Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea