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Purple Coneflower (Echinacea Purpurea)

Author: Zandra Nightmoon

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Echinacea is a natural antibiotic and also an immune systen stimulator. If drinken in a tea it can ward off colds, flu, and infection. For magic, it can be used as an offering for the God and the Goddess to strengthen a spell or ritual.

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EASTERN PURPLE CONEFLOWER
Ethnobotanic: Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) was and still is a widely used medicinal plant of the Plains Indians.
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower (Asteraceae)
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower (Asteraceae). ---------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------.
Echinacea purpurea - Growing For You
Purple Coneflower. Fact Sheet FPS-192. October, 1999.
MF2624 Purple Coneflower
bronchitis, fevers, colds, urinary tract. Purple Coneflower. Echinacea purpurea infections, mouth and pharynx inflamma- tion, infection and for wounds and burns .
FS 731 layout
The purple coneflower, Echinacea purpurea. L., is a member of the aster family,.

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EchinaforceĀ® Boosts Immunity
EDINBURGH, Scotlandā€”Echinacea purpurea, also called purple coneflower, is regarded as an immune modulator.
Deadheading perennials for a second bloom
Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea). Reblooms even without deadheading; cut early blooms to a side shoot to keep later flowers large. Leave some seedheads for bird food unless reseeding is not desired.
Richey: Echinacea plant the original snake oil medicine
Historians suspect Echinacea was the original snake oil medicine, based on the widely known use of the purple coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) as a remedy for venomous snake bites among Native American tribes and early American settlers.
Paint Gardens With Coneflowers
inches tall such as 'Big Sky After Midnight' or 'Little Annie'. The hitch? Nectar and flower types of new Echinacea may be less pollinator-attractive.
Terra Nova Nursery's Dan Heims with one of his favorite new Echinacea
He gave me the backstory: First gardeners were growing Echinacea purpurea and E. angustifolia, the two pretty purple or sometimes white species most commonly used in medicine.

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Echinacea purpurea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Echinacea purpurea (Eastern purple coneflower or Purple coneflower) is a species of flowering plant in the genus Echinacea.
Echinacea purpurea (Eastern purple coneflower) | NPIN
Apr 18, 2009 Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench. Eastern purple coneflower, Purple coneflower.
PLANTS Profile for Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower
A PLANTS profile of Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower) from the USDA PLANTS database.
Echinacea purpurea Purple Cone Flower, Baby White Cone Flower
Echinacea purpurea Purple Cone Flower is one of the six plants chosen to be in our Butterfly Herb Garden.
Eastern Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea - Dave's Garden