Book 2016

Echinacea

Herbal Medicine with a Wild History

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ISBN: 978-3-319-18155-4 (Print) 978-3-319-18156-1 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

  3. Cultural Use

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Chapter

      Pages 9-20

      The Uses of Echinacea angustifolia and Other Echinacea Species by Native Americans

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      Pages 21-33

      Cultivation of Echinacea angustifolia and Echinacea purpurea

  4. Botany

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 35-35

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      Chapter

      Pages 37-45

      The Naming and Classification of Echinacea Species

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      Chapter

      Pages 47-54

      The Biology and Ecology of Echinacea Species

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      Chapter

      Pages 55-80

      A Species by Species Overview of Echinacea

  5. Wild Populations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-107

      One Hundred Twenty Years of Echinacea angustifolia Market Harvest in the Smoky Hills of Kansas

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      Chapter

      Pages 109-123

      Threats to Wild Echinacea Populations

  6. The Medicine and the Market

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Chapter

      Pages 127-145

      The Medicinal Chemistry of Echinacea Species

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      Chapter

      Pages 147-163

      Research on Echinacea Use in Western Medicine

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      Chapter

      Pages 165-175

      The Echinacea Market

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      Pages 177-187

      The Media and Echinacea Sales and Use

  7. Conservation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Chapter

      Pages 191-205

      Legal Protection of Echinacea and Other Medicinal Plant Species

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      Chapter

      Pages 207-216

      Recommendations Regarding the Conservation of Echinacea Species

  8. Chapter

    Pages E1-E1

    Erratum: A Species by Species Overview of Echinacea

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 217-238