Scientific Name

Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea pallida, or Echinacea purpurea

Common Names

Echinacea, Purple Cornflower, Black Sampson, Rudbeckia


Medicinal Uses and Preparation

Cautions and Contraindications

Cultivation and Wildcrafting


  1. A Modern Herbal by Mrs. M. Grieves
  2. American Botanical Council – Purpurea Herb
  3. American Botanical Council – Pallida Root
  4. Kaiser Permanente
  5. Missouri Botanical Garden
  6. Penn State Hersey Medical Center
  7. Plants for a Future

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