echinacea : Definition, Usages, News and More

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echinacea

e chuh nay see uh

  • n  small genus of North American coarse perennial herbs

  • The results: "Compared with the placebo," the researchers reported, "unrefined echinacea provided no detectable benefit or harm.
  • People swear by them: echinacea for a cold, ginkgo biloba for memory or the peppermint in the salve your aunt believes can ease chest congestion.
  • But the drinks also contain a variety of supposedly health-boosting herbalsincluding ginseng, Ginkgo biloba, gotu kola, guarana and echinaceathat the FDA has never approved .
News & Articles

  • In the High Desert Garden: Colorful Mexican Hat fits the area
    Provided photo • The colorful Mexican Hat is well-suited for local weather conditions. I love the Sunflower family; it contains so many interesting plants suited for our conditions. One of them is the Mexican Hat, also called prairie coneflower or yellow coneflower. While its cousin, the purple coneflower- Echinacea purpurea (asteraceae), doesn’t like my soil and is short-lived in my heavy clay ...
    July 14, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald
Quotes

  • Glenn in Reuters
    HerbClip provides a way for experts to educate themselves about areas in which they may know nothing--for instance, an echinacea expert could learn something about an Ayurvedic or Chinese herb,explained HerbClip Managing Editor Lori Glenn....
  • Suzannah Olivier in Telegraph.co.uk
    I have found that echinacea reduces the severity of infections in children, so I'm happy to give it,says Suzannah Olivier, a mother and author of Healthy Food for Happy Kids, which is published next month. "I would say the kind of parents...

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