Echinacea is an immune-supporting herb. Helpful for chronic viral and bacterial infections, and depressed immune systems. For skin complaints, hoof problems such as abscesses or thrush, and to encourage wound healing in general.
Use Echinacea as a pre-winter immune booster or even after an illness to help rebuild the immune system. Echinacea has a systemic antimicrobial effect that is effective as an anti-viral and antibacterial agent.