What is the right name for it—coneflower or echinacea?
The answer is both!
It's called a coneflower, the name given for the cone-shaped portion of the flower. It's also sometimes called echinacea, the name derived from the Greek word “ekhinos” meaning sea urchin.
Plants have been used as medicine for thousands of years.
Today, much of the world's population uses herbal medicine in some form as remedies for a wide variety of ailments. It's time we planted some of these herbs in our own backyards!
What better time is there to grow healing plants than when...