Echinacea



[ek-uh-ney-shuh, -see-uh] /ˌɛk əˈneɪ ʃə, -si ə/

noun
1.
any of several coneflowers of the genus Echinacea whose leaves, roots, and other parts are used in herbal medicine to promote wound healing and enhance the immune system.
/ˌɛkɪˈneɪʃɪə/
noun
1.
Also called purple coneflower. either of the two N American plants of the genus Echinacea, having flower heads with purple rays and black centres: family Compositae (composites) See coneflower
2.
the powdered root of either of these plants, used to stimulate the immune system

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