Echinacea purpurea is a perennial wild plant in the prairie of North America, which has been domesticated in Europe. Echinacea is widely used in the west to improve immunity, treat cold and flu, resist infection, accelerate wound healing and reduce inflammation, especially in the season of seasonal changes and cough. In 1887, it was introduced into the United States comprehensive treatment system and promoted to a variety of diseases, from cold to syphilis. Modern research on this herb began in Germany in the 1930s. The main active components of Echinacea purpurea are polyphenols, caffeic acid derivatives and polysaccharides.
There are 8 species and several varieties of Echinacea, which are native to North America and distributed from southern Canada to Texas; At present, it has been introduced and cultivated in Europe and other regions, and also in Beijing, Changsha, Nanjing, Shanghai and other places in China. Echinacea purpurea referred to as EP. It grows in the northeast of the United States, in the mountains, piedmont and coastal plains of North Carolina. It is also widely cultivated as a flower. EP is one of the most widely used Echinacea plants. It is easy to grow. Its leaves and roots can be used as medicine. It blooms in the middle to late summer. It grows in the soil with good light, moisture and good drainage. It has cold resistance and drought resistance.
Echinacea purpurea extract is a product extracted from Echinacea purpurea, which is a light yellow or yellow green fine powder. The main components are phenolic compounds, including a variety of alkyl amines, flavonoids, polysaccharides and a small amount of volatile oil. It has antibacterial, antiviral and immune function. It can be used as immunomodulator and immunostimulant. It has antiviral, antifungal, antitumor and anti-inflammatory effects. It can stimulate the immune response, enhance the immune system, prevent influenza, shorten the period of cold, assist in the treatment of arthritis or skin diseases, promote wound healing, relieve toothache and burn pain, fight bacterial and viral infection, and assist in the treatment of cancer.
Post time: Jun-04-2021