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The 3 types of Echinacea: A comparison of medicinal actions

Ruth Weaver explores the 3 types of echinacea and their different medicinal actions.

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Goldenseal: Sustainability status

Susan Leopold explores what can be done to ensure Goldenseal's sustainable supply in future.

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The history of ephedra: A powerful lung medicine from China

Ethnobotanist Jason Irving explores ephedra's use as a treatment for asthma.

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Beta blockers? 10 herbs to consider

Simon Mills explores 10 herbal equivalents to beta blockers.

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Winter warmers: Aromatherapy for respiratory health in cold and flu season

Aromatherapist Ellen Rowland explores how essential oils directly affect the respiratory system.

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๐ŸŒฟ โš•๏ธ The 3 types of Echinaceaโ€™s: A comparison of medicinal actions
Echinacea is one of the most popular plants sold over the counter, as it supports the immune system for all sorts of ailments. However there are 3 different species commonly used, all with different properties.
๐Ÿ‘‰ Ruth Weaver explores the 3 types of echinacea and their different medicinal actions. Link in bio.
๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒŽ Goldenseal's sustainability status

Goldenseal is an extremely effective antimicrobial herb applied both internally and externally. But as with many species that are effective as well as slow-growing in niche habitats, uncontrolled harvesting has led to its decline in the wild. 
๐Ÿ‘‰ Susan Leopold shares some insights on its status in North America and what can be done to ensure is sustainable supply into the future. Link in bio.

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