Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)
Botanical Name   Echinacea, various species
System Affected   ear/eyes/nose/throat, blood, snakebite, urinary, gland
Properties   blood purify/detox boils, abcesses adrenal stim. allergies, colds/cough/flu/influenza, cortisol lymph glands;prostate edema, gangrene, sores anticancer sore/strep throat, laryngitis gums, immune system, infections anti-bacterial/biotic/viral/fungal, anti-cancer anti-inflamatory, sties anti-spasm, pain, sedative, skin, yeast infections snakebite tonsilitis, ulcer, vulnerary yeast infect nipple HIV, Lymes pneumonia
Description   roots & rhizomes of shrub
Origin   America
Notes   one variety called: Missouri Snakeroot
Toxicity   none; stops working if taken too long
Dosage   15 grains powder 2Xs/day w/water or juice

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