Echinacea purpurea is also known as Coneflower, Purple Coneflower, Black Sampson, Sampson Root. You can use the plants upper parts and roots in tablets,tinctures,extracts,teas.
Echinacea plant contains an impressive variety of active compounds,such as caffeic acid, alkamides, phenolic acids, rosmarinic, polyacetylenes and many more. Echinacea as having anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral properties and as an immune-strengthening agent. This makes it a very popular herbal supplement that’s available in many commercial products. One of the common ways to use Echinacea is to drink it in a tea.
7 BENEFITS OF ECHINACEA TEA
1. It fights the flu
2. It helps control blood sugar
3. Aids healthy cell growth
4. Potentially reduces risk of breast cancer
5. Helps manage anxiety
6. Lowers blood pressure
7. Reduces inflammation
HOW TO USE:
Two to three servings per day are recommended to keep the immune system healthy; up to five servings are acceptable when you’re already sick.
If you’re taking Echinacea to help with blood sugar, blood pressure, or anxiety, a cup or two of tea per day should be enough to see results. You may also want to experiment with dried Echinacea root in its tablet form, which enables more control over how much Echinacea you actually ingest.
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