Echinacea angustifolia DC
Our long experience in the cultivation of Echinacea angustifolia helps us in providing superior quality and percentage of active substance. Roots are harvested with another machine built following our directions, are then cleaned, dried and cut. Cultivation of the E.pallida variety started in 2015 and will be available from 2017.
Echinaceas belong to the Compositae family and are originary of the United States area, this plant is known for the beauty of its flower as well as for its properties. Carbohydrates, phenolic compounds, caffeic acid derivates (cynarine, typical of E.angustifolia), cichoric acid, echinacoside, sesquiterpene lactons, pyrrolizidine alkaloid, alkylamides.
Echinacea is well known to be immunostimulant, it is also anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antineoplastic and cicatrizant.