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Case Study #3 Notes - Echinacea: Uses, Side Effects,...

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Echinacea: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, and Warnings Echinacea is a herb that also goes by many names such as American Cone Flower, Black Sampson, Black Susans, and Brauneria Angustifolia. There are many different species of the echinacea plant that are used to make medicines. Medicines are usually made from there roots, leaves, and flowers. This plant is widely used to fight infections. Mostly the common cold and other upper respirtory infections but it can also be used against other infections such as the flu, urinary tract infections, bloodstream infections, and gum disease. Some other uses for echinacea outside of infections include the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, dizziness, ADHD, and rattlesnake bites. Sometimes people also apply echinacea to their skin to treat boils, skin wounds, ulcers, burns, and UV radiation skin damage. North America is the native land to the echinacea species. Traditionally the Great Plains Indian Tribes used these plants as herbal remedies.
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