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(echinacea angustifolium purpurea)

Echinacea is an herb that has a reputation for supporting and strengthening the immune system. Echinacea is known to be beneficial for fighting infections, colds, flu, respiratory problems, strep throat and other various immune system ailments.

Echinacea root is one of the very best herbal blood cleansers and lyphatic cleansers. It is used for blood poisoning, pus conditions, abscesses of the teeth, gangrene, lymph swelling, and snake and spider bites.

Licorice root is a great herb to use if symptoms include: arthritis, asthma, bladder infection, constipation, depression, fatigue, fever, intestinal inflammation, kidney problems, liver problems, sore throat, spasms, ulcers, horarseness, throat problems; it works for flu, colds, and lung congestion and is ofter added to cough syrups.

Licorice root should be avoided for those with hypertension and hyper adrenal functioning.