Echinacea angustifolia  drawing of calendula flower
Other names Coneflower, Black Sampson
Habitat Native to Northern USA and cultivated for therapeutic purposes
Constituents Essential oil, glycoside (echinocoside), echinacein, acetylenes, resin
Actions Anti-infective
Immune stimulant
Warming alterative

Therapeutic uses Immune system — used for infections of all kinds and particularly useful for colds, flu, respiratory and chronic infections
Allergies — may be helpful in treating allergies such as asthma
absurditii blends Warm — combined with cornflower petals, cinnamon bark, elder flowers, ginger and lemon grass

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