Echinacea, whose Latin name is 'echinacea Angustifolia, is from the daisy family. Its homeland is America. It is a perennial herb, also known as hedgehog grass, hedgehog head, purple hedgehog head, Samson root in some regions of our country.
The Echinacea flower, which grows by dividing into multiple branches around a cluster, consists of petals arranged around a circular axis. The color of these leaves varies from yellow to orange and purple.
The shelf life of the Echinacea plant, which is dried under suitable conditions, is 1 year when stored in a glass jar, in a cool and dim light without moisture.
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