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When and how do you harvest echinacea- how do you prepare roots?

Posted by flowersandthings MidAtlantic 6/7 (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 14, 04 at 19:53

How do you harvest echinacea????? When ......
Are there any warnings?????
and how do you prepare the roots..... for medicine etc...... do you use them in tea .... dry ..... use fresh etc. ?????

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RE: When and how do you harvest echinacea- how do you prepare roo

Here is an easy to understand guide for echinacea
I really recommend you cut the root up before drying... you will need a hacksaw to cut it up when dried! :o)
for contraindications
I know it stops working after like 8 days, so really short term is all that is needed.

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