Botanical Name: Echinacea Purpurea Plant Family: Asteraceae Origins: USA
Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs in American herbalism. It supports immune health and has been used for centuries by herbalists and Native Americans alike. One of its main uses in supporting a healthy immune function although historically many used it in relation to topical applications. Today, echinacea is one of the most popular dietary supplements in health food stores. It continues to be studied for its immune support properties.