Echinacea purpurea is a perennial herb native to the Americas. or purple. Those that have been developed as medicines are mainly Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea purpurea, E. angustifolia and E. pallia. Echinacea is an immunomodulator that has received international attention. Its preparation sales rank among the top 5 in the pharmaceutical market in Europe and the United States. It is a world-famous "immune" herbal medicine with outstanding anti-infection and immunity-promoting effects, which has attracted great attention at home and abroad. In June 2012, Echinacea and its preparations have been approved by the Ministry of Agriculture as a national first-class new veterinary drug.
It is one of the very few botanicals with dual effects of immunity enhancement and anti-inflammatory found in the world so far, and is known as "natural immune modulator" and "natural antibiotic". In the West, Echinacea is a widely popular natural immune plant, immune treasure. Its use dates back to several Native American peoples. For example, the Louisiana chocolats used the root of Echinacea to treat coughs; the Comanche used the leaves of Echinacea to soak in water to treat toothaches. In general, Echinacea is used by Native Americans to treat wounds, snakebites, tonsillitis, headaches and colds, and it is legendary like ginseng in our country.
In the medical history of American doctors, the medicinal value of Echinacea has been throughout the 19th century, and it was first recorded in the Flora of Virginia in 1762. The main component of Echinacea extract is cichoric acid, which is the most widely used medicinal plant and is generally used for colds, toothaches, snake bites and other traumas.
Not only does it have powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory properties, its immune-stimulating properties have also been used for over a century. Experiments have shown that Echinacea stimulates immune system cellular activity. When these cells are active, white blood cells more rapidly surround disease-causing aggressors, killing the virus or bacteria. The United States has used it for many years as an alternative medicine to strengthen the immune system and clear blood, especially during seasonal changes and frequent cold and cough seasons.
When many people choose to take echinacea on a daily basis during the winter months, it helps avoid colds and flu. On the other hand, echinacea can reduce the duration of cold or flu.
For people with rheumatoid arthritis who are plagued by steroid-based anti-inflammatory drugs, echinacea can also be used as a mild analgesic to reduce symptoms.
The most important thing is that, in addition to having more powerful effects than ordinary chrysanthemum, it has no side effects like ordinary chrysanthemum. As an herb, it is very mild.
To summarize, Echinacea extract can stimulate immune responses. Strengthen the immune system, prevent flu, shorten the period of cold and flu, adjuvant treatment of arthritis or skin diseases, promote wound healing, relieve toothache and burn pain, fight bacterial and viral infections, cancer adjuvant therapy, etc.