Do you know why Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs in the world? Not only does it bring so much beauty to the table, but it shares with us an insane amount of health benefits!
As the temperatures change it is almost impossible to ignore catching a cold or being incovenienced by spring time allergies. Studies on Echinacea have shown that this medicinal flower can actually help reduce the duration of your cold and it's symptoms! It is also used as a preventative tool for the common cold and flu (both viral and bacterial) with its immune boosting qualities.
Echinacea is also loaded with plant compounds that function as antioxidants, thus reducing oxidative stress in the body that can be linked to chronic disease. Furthermore, studies have shown this herb has inflammation reducing capabilities.
With it's light leafy taste and floral notes, what's not to like about this herb?!