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What are the different types of echinacea?

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There are different species of echinacea, including Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea pallida, and Echinacea angustifolia.

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Echinacea."

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine web site: "Herbs at a Glance: Echinacea."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Echinacea."

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: "Echinacea."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 16, 2019

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Echinacea."

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine web site: "Herbs at a Glance: Echinacea."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Echinacea."

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: "Echinacea."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 16, 2019

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