ECHINACEA

Echinacea is widely touted for its immune-boosting properties and ability to help the body fight infection. Goldenseal is well-known for its antibacterial qualities and enhancement of white blood cells. Echinacea and goldenseal are commonly combined in products intended to boost the immune system. A herbal agent derived from one of 9 related plant species native to the US and southern Canada. The most common is Echinacea purpurea.

ECHINACEA: "Echinacea is believed to stimulate the nervous system."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ECHINACEA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/echinacea/ (accessed February 19, 2020).
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