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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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