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Echinacea Angustifolia


Known as Coneflower, is a species of flowering plant in the sunflower family. Coneflower is native to central and western North America including regions of the United States, such as the Great Plains.
Echinacea Angustifolia


Black-Samson Echinacea, Coneflower, Narrow Leaf Purple Coneflower




Coneflower is a lymphatic, antimicrobial (antibacterial & antiviral), anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, diaphoretic, anti-catarrhal, and detoxifier.


Coneflower has many benefits and is traditionally used for immune support and treating respiratory infections.


    Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) has many benefits and has been long used in Native American traditional medicine. It has a long history of being used to support the immune system to fight off infections and, today, is used as a supplement to boost immunity during cold and flu seasons. Coneflower also can be used to treat respiratory infections and alleviate symptoms of the common cold. The plant also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and can be used to heal wounds.


    Coneflower has many uses particularly that its leaves and roots are used to make teas, infusions, and tinctures for their potential health benefits. Aside for medicinal usage, coneflowers are valued in gardens for their vibrant blooms, attracting pollinators, and some species are chosen for landscaping due to their drought tolerance. Coneflower petals can also be used in salads while extracts may be used in skincare products for potential antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.


    Indigenous tribes, particularly those on the Great Plains, such as the Lakota and Cheyenne, utilized coneflower for its medicinal properties. Historically, it was used to treat various ailments including respiratory infections, wounds, and snakebites. European settlers adopted the use of coneflower from Native American communities, and by the late 19th century, it became a popular herb in American medicine. Today, conefloweris widely known in herbal medicine for its purported immune-boosting properties.

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