Herbal Information for Echinacea Purpurea Herb in Powder Form
Name: Echinacea Purpurea Herb
Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea
Other Names: Echinacea, Snake Root, Purple Coneflower, Black Samson, Narrow Leaf Echinacea
Pack Size: One Pound (1 lb.
Form: Certified Organic Powder, fine mesh size 80 to 100
Origin: United States
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not take if you have an autoimmune disorder and avoid injections if you have diabetes. Do not take during pregnancy. Do not take with medications for preventing rejections of organ transplants.
About Echinacea Purpurea
Support Immune Defenses.
Echinacea is known as Purple Coneflower by modern-day enthusiasts, but it was also known as Snake Root in Native American cultures. It is believed that this name was given as it was historically one of several herbs used for snake and venomous insect bites. Researchers have been able to validate that Echinacea can fortify the body's defenses.
Echinacea Purpurea Herb Powder
Chemical Componets of Echinacea
- Caffeic Acid
- Essential Oils
- Fatty Acids
The many ways of using bulk herbs and teas
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
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
The Healing Powder of Herbs by Michael T Murray N.D. 2nd Eddition
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: 209280-51Global Trade Item Number: 767963024121Manufacturer Part Number 209280-51Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)