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.
A hot cup of nettle tea is still a remedy for many ailments for many people. It's no surprise considering stinging nettle greens are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Besides the health benefits, stinging nettles are really tasty.
But we can't ignore the fact that...