The plant group Echinacea (common name, purple coneflower) is known as a non-specific
stimulant to the immune system. A native plant of North America, it was highly valued in Native
American medicine, where it had more applications than any other plant. Today, research
shows clear scientific reasons for its effectiveness.
Invigorate your health and prolong your life - naturally - with the power of herbs such as
echinacea and goldenseal.
Advocates of both natural and conventional medicine are sure to be surprised by the proven
power and fascinating lore the renowned herbalist Paul Bergner unearths as he develops a
practical understanding of the best herbs to fight colds, prevent flu, overcome chronic
infection, heal periodontal disease, treat urinary tract infections, help the body fight
cancer and AIDS, and more.
A detailed list of herbal remedies for specific illnesses, information on proper
dosages, and a glossary of immune system terminology round out this indispensable
Echinacea: Nature's Immune Enhancer
by Steven Foster
Health Foods Business
One of America's most widely respected herbalists takes readers on a trip through the
history, pharmacological uses, and the future of Echinacea.
The Herbal Connection
This well-researched book offers a wide range of information on this important plant. As
always with any of this author's work, it is very well done.
Echinacea: The Immune Herb
by Christopher Hobbs
A good book on Echinacea.
Although not as scholarly and thorough as Steven Foster's book on Echinacea, this book is
a good introduction to Echinacea.
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