• Echinacea Purpurea Extract

Echinacea Purpurea Extract

Name:Echinacea Purpurea Extract
Latin Name:Echinacea purpurea (Linn.) Moench
Specification:4-7% Polyphenol, 2, 4% Cichoric acid, 1-20% Echinacoside
Charater:Brownish yellow to Greenish yellow fine powder
Test Method:UV,HPLC
MolecularFormula:NA, C22H18O12, C35H46O20
Molecular Weights:NA


What is Echinacea?

Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs in America today. Echinacea is a Native American medicinal plant named for the prickly scales in its large conical seed head, which resembles the spines of an angry hedgehog (echinos is Greek for hedgehog).Archaeologists have found evidence that Native Americans may have used echinacea for more than 400 years to treat infections and wounds, and as a general "cure-all." Throughout history people have used echinacea to treat scarlet fever, syphilis, malaria, blood poisoning, and diphtheria. Although this herb was popular during the 18th and 19th centuries, its use began to decline in the United States after the introduction of antibiotics. Echinacea preparations became increasingly popular in Germany throughout the 20th century. In fact, most of the scientific research on echinacea has been conducted in Germany.Today, people use echinacea to shorten the duration of the common cold and flu, and reduce symptoms, such as sore throat (pharyngitis), cough, and fever. Many herbalists also recommend echinacea to help boost the immune system and help the body fight infections.

We have self-owns GAP standard planting base of Echinacea Purpurea over 280000 square meters which ensures the stable and high quality supply of raw material.