What Are the Health Benefits of Echinacea?

By Joe Leech Echinacea is a popular herbal supplement. It’s used as a natural remedy for preventing and treating the common cold … but does it work? This article reviews the known benefits of echinacea. What Is Echinacea? Echinacea, also called purple coneflower, is a flowering plant from the Asteraceae family. It’s native to North America and was first used as