Echinacea Purpurea (Certified Organic)
Certified Organic seed. A very popular, easy-to-grow, perennial herb that has many medicinal uses. Also known as Purple Coneflower. Native to Midwestern United States, but adapts well to many areas. Most herbalists say it is a definite “must have” in your herbal arsenal. Tremendous immune-enhancing benefits. Echinacea purpurea grows up to 3-4′ tall with pink/purple flowers that bloom mid – late summer.
MEDICINAL BENEFITS & USES — Extensive European research has confirmed that echinacea greatly raises the body’s natural resistance to infection by stimulating the immune system. It protects cells from virus/bacterial invasions. Also, has anti-fungal properties. Extremely effective against bronchial/respiratory infections, sore throats, and oral infections. Use when just beginning to feel symptoms approaching, and more times than not, will defeat oncoming illness! Plant parts used in tinctures, syrup/elixers, ointments/salves, foot and bath soaks, sleep pillows, infusion treatments, honey, lozenges, butter and liniments.
- SKU: 3013
- Days to Maturity: 110
- Min. Seeds Per Packet: 100
- Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea