ABC Logo
 
 




Resources

How to Use ABC Site
ABC Clinical Guide
Adulterants Program
Commission E
Expanded E
Healthy Ingredients
HerbalEGram
HerbalGram
HerbClip
Herbal MediaWatch
HerbMedPro
Medicinal Plant ID
Monographs
Virtual Garden

Get Involved

Join/Renew
Donate
Adopt-an-Herb
Send an E-Card
Calendar
Press Kit
Advertising

Like ABC on Facebook  Follow ABC on Twitter  Watch ABC on YouTube
Register for eNewsletter
 
  Join/Renew | Login
   Please leave this field empty

AdoptAnHerbMED

echinacea AAH large

Echinacea is a member of the daisy family (Asteraceae), is native to the United States, and is one of the most popular herbs in the US market. It is used internally to treat upper respiratory tract infections, as an immune system stimulant, and topically to promote wound healing. 

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on echinacea made available through the generosity of Natural Factors' adoption.

echinacea AAH SF

 

ViewHMPRecordSM

Additional ABC Echinacea Resources 

Echinacea purpurea herb monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs

Echinacea purpurea root monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs

Echinacea angustifolia herb and root / E. pallida herb monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs

Echinacea pallida root monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs

Echinacea purpurea herb monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines

Echinacea purpurea root monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines

Echinacea angustifolia herb and root / E. pallida herb monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines

Echinacea pallida root monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines

HerbalGram Articles

Cochrane Review of Safety and Efficacy of Echinacea Preparations Shows Trend of Small Preventive Effect for Common Cold Symptoms. 2015; 107:1-6.

Echinacea Differences Matter: Traditional Uses of Echinacea angustifolia Root Extracts vs. Modern Clinical Trials with Echinacea purpurea Fresh Plant Extracts. 2013; 97:46-57.

Three Systematic Reviews of Echinacea Clinical Trials Suggest Efficacy with Cold Symptoms. 2007; 74:28-31.

 

Echinacea revised
   Send someone an Echinacea ecard or contact us for more
   information on ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program.