Echinacea Purpurea Root - Cut, Organic

Herbs: Echinacea Purpurea Root - Cut, Organic

Common Name: Echinacea purpurea
Latin Name: Echinacea purpurea
Origin: USA

Excerpts from The How to Herb Book

Echinacea is often put in combinations with other herbs. It is an excellent infection fighter and is used as a powerful natural antibiotic.

  • A good cleanser for glands and the lymphatic system.
  • Used in ear aches, strep throat, lymph glands.
  • Effective blood purifier.

Excerpts from Nutritional Herbology

The proven actions of Echinacea are due to water-soluble polysaccharides. They act by sequestering the attacks of various microbes and allow the body to heal itself. Upon reaching an infected area, the polysaccharides have an immunostimulant effect, which results in the production of leucocytes (white blood cells). The resulting phagocytic action of the leucocytes effectively eradicates a number of infectious organisms.

From Our Reading and/or Experience...

  • We use Echinacea often in tea and tincture combinations for a wide variety of internal and external physical needs. Of course, it can be used in many other types of remedies. For instance, it can easily be made into powder, and used in capsules.
  • Echinacea is a contact healer. It can be used for a variety of inflammatory conditions externally. As such, it is a good idea to have some on hand in emergencies, and know how to use it.
  • Unlike most herbs, Echinacea should only be used when you know you have a need, rather than on a regular basis as a supplement. Again, this is different than most herbs.
  • The roots have a potent concentration of the same properties found in the tops. This makes is much more effective.
  • It can be used to benefit anyone: men, women (including before, during or after pregnancy, and nursing), children and animals.
  • It can be used as often as you would like, and in any way you choose.
  • As is the case with most herbs, Echinacea should be stored in a dark, dry, and cool place.

Related Articles

Customer Reviews

Please, take a moment and comment on this product.


From our Mailbox

Dear ones: Thank you so much for providing the opportunity to buy books and herbs at reasonable prices, along with the good information you have provided on this website. Using the books you provided, I was able to make a salve for my 3 year-old daughter which actually tames an itchy, red, dry rash on her hands that has plagued her for two years. I used the information you provided, along with the information from the books I ordered from you, and then herbs from my garden and woods to make this healthy skin salve (that's what our family calls it - we've all become believers after each of us has benefited from it!). I have long been frustrated with her rashes and have found nothing over-the-counter to actually diminish it, and eliminate the pain and itching. I thank the Lord for you and for his healing plants!

~Gina G.

More Testimonies

Related items

Double-E Immune Booster, Organic Double-E Immune Booster, Organic
Eden Salve Eden Salve
Echinacea Purpurea Herb - Cut, Organic Echinacea Purpurea Herb - Cut, Organic
ImLife Tincture ImLife Tincture