Herbal Information for Echinacea Purpurea Herb in Organic Powder
Name: Echinacea Purpurea Herb
Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea
Other Names: Echinacea, Snake Root, Purple Coneflower, Black Samson, Narrow Leaf Echinacea
Package Size: One Pound (1 lb.)
Form: Certified Organic Powder
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Origin: United States
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing
About Echinacea Purpurea
Echinacea is a common is very common in folk herbalism in the United States. Purple coneflower contains natural support for a healthy immune system, a property that can be beneficial during the winter season.
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: 209280-31Global Trade Item Number: 767963024091Manufacturer Part Number 209280-31Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)