echinacea

echinacea is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide.

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General

Complementary/Alternative Medicine: This monograph describes a natural or herbal product that is not subject to FDA guidelines for medicines. Patients and clinicians are advised to read package labels carefully to ensure safe and efficacious use.

((Echinacea purpurea))

Pronunciation:
ek-i-nay-sha


Trade Name(s)

  • American coneflower
  • black sampson
  • black susan
  • brauneria angustifolia
  • kansas snakeroot
  • purple coneflower
  • red sunflower
  • rudbeckia
  • sampson root
  • scurvy root

Ther. Class.
immune stimulants

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