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Echinacea (Purp.) Root Powder

Echinacea (Purp.) Root Powder

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per 1/4 Pound
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$12.80 
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per Pound
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$32.00 

Echinacea purpurea, commonly known as purple coneflower and eastern purple coneflower, is a flowering plant in the aster family that is native to the northeastern US.

The dried root of this plant is used to make teas, tinctures and other preparations, often in combination with other immune-boosting herbs and spices.

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a.
quick look

variety information to have
cups to lb6
originunited states
plant part usedroot
processingpowder
sustainabilitywild crafted

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaLight power with no detectable aroma.

c.
uses

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cosmeticUse in natural salves, balms, lotions and other topical products.
wellnessEncapsulate as a dietary supplement. The powdered herb can also be tinctured.

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[ tip: Combine wild-crafted powdered echinacea purpurea root with goldenseal in tinctures and in capsules. ~ from Monterey Bay Spice Company ]

Combine with goldenseal in tinctures and in capsules.

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[ aloe ]
[ tip: Use wild-crafted powdered echinacea purpurea root with aloe powder in cosmetic formulas.  ~ from Monterey Bay Spice Company ]

Use with aloe powder in cosmetic formulas.

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d.
flavor profile

wild-crafted, powdered
echinacea purpurea root

Bitter and generally unpalatable in powder form, although it can be sprinkled into cooked foods.

e.
formulas & recipes

wild-crafted, powdered
echinacea purpurea root

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f.
what else you should know

wild-crafted, powdered
echinacea purpurea root

Echinacea purpurea, also known as American coneflower, in a North American flowering herb in the daisy family that is grown as a garden plant and harvested as an herbal. The branched root of the plant contains a number of active compounds, including caffeic acid derivatives, alkylamides and phenols.

E. purpurea is one of two closely related species with a natural range that includes some parts of the northeast, the Great Plains and the Pacific Northwest, both of which are used interchangeably. Europeans learned how to harvest and prepare the herb from several Native American tribes, including the Lakotah, Pawnee, Cheyenne and Kiowa.



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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
you should always consult with your doctor
before making any changes to your diet!!
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