Echinacea. It can be classified as one of the wonders of nature. It is a flowering plant, which has stood as an ally for many years in human health. The name echinacea comes from the ancient Greek word “echinos”, which means hedgehog. Its name seems to owe to its thorny “head”, which resembles this animal.
It is striking that all parts of the echinacea, from the petals to the roots, are made up of nutrients. It can be consumed in a drink or found in a variety of dietary supplements. The main property of echinacea is its contribution to the treatment of the common cold.
It has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant & tonic action. Thus, echinacea is extremely beneficial for the treatment of the above respiratory infections, skin diseases but also for the relief of bites & stings.