Latin: Echinacea angustifolia
Country of Origin: United States
Actions: Alterative, anodyne, antibacterial, anticatarrhal, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antitumor, antiviral, astringent, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, febrifuge, immune stimulant, sialogogue, stimulant, vulnerary
Energetics: Drying, cooling, bitter and pungent
Precautions: Excessive use can cause throat irritation, nausea, dizziness and excessive salivation. Those with a compromised immune system should consult with a qualified health care professional before using Echinacea.
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