Certified Organic Echinacea purpurea root, cut and sifted. Echinacea has an amazing reputation as a healing herb and is used for many things. Topically it shows efficacy against spider and snake bites, however we do recommend you see a professional in any situation of concern. Internally, Echinacea has been shown to have immune stimulating properties and can help ward off or shorten the duration of a cold when taken in appropriate amounts.