Echinacea | Latin Name: Echinacea purpura| Family: Asteraceae | Extraction: Maceration | Plant Part: Plant & Flowers
A quite dark yellow to a golden mobile carrier oil, a popular therapeutic plant is macerated in sunflower to produce a beneficial carrier oil that can be used on its own or mixed with other carriers and essential oils.
Part of the daisy and sunflower family this plant has 10 different species, with this one being commonly called purple coneflower. You can find this flower being commonly grown in Europe, however, it is native to Eastern North America. The flowers of this plant much like Comfrey have male and female organs in each flower.