Herb Highlights: Echinacea spp.

Introduction There are ten species of Echinacea and all are native to the plains of central and eastern North America1.  Also known as coneflower, Echinacea is yet another herb that we know about thanks to its use by Native American tribes like Kiowa, Cheyenne, Pawnee, and Lakota. These tribes used it for various reasons from…