FUN FACTS

Botanical name: Echinacea purpurea   AKA紫锥菊 (zǐ zhuī jú), 松果菊, 紫锥花, Cornflower,  Kansas Snakeroot, Purple Cornflower.

 

CONSTITUENTS

USES/BENEFITS

Boost immune function, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and have hormonal, antiviral, and antioxidant effects. ¹  Treat urinary tract infections, vaginal yeast  infections, ear infections, athlete's foot, sinusitis, and hay fever¹  Many people thinks that echinacea helps with the common cold, but the literature seem controversial.  Some trials show that it improves recovery rate while others show no impact.

TYPES

 

 

GROWING

 

PRODUCTS

EDITOR NOTES

 

TCM NOTES

This information is for education purposes only.  Seek the advice of your physician before taking any home remedies, herbs, or supplements.

PropertiesTreatmentsUsageCautionsFormulas
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Cold 

Name
 紫锥菊
zǐ zhuī jú

Lung

Action

Clears Heat

Indications/Issues Description / Symptoms Usefulness(1-10)
Cold/Flu ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦
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Actions Actions Actions

DOSAGE information found online

Always consult your doctor before taking any herbal supplements.

 

PARTS USED

• Flower

***Always consult your doctor before taking any herbal supplements.***

Contraindications
Drugs Interactions

 

Herb Interactions

Xiang Fan/ Incompatibility:

Xiang Wei/ Counteraction:

Xiang Sha/ Suppression:

Xiang Wu / Antagonism:

Xiang Xu/ Accentuation:

Xiang Shi/ Enhancement:

The roots of this herb is an ingredient in the following formulas:

REFERENCES

  1. University of Maryland Medical Center

 

This information in this post came from many sources, including class notes, practitioners, websites, webinars, books, magazines, and editor's personal experience.   Always consult a doctor prior to using herbal medicine.  The information here is strictly for educational purposes.

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