Echinacea pallida Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
pale echinacea pale purple-coneflower pale-flower echinacea

Echinacea pallida, commonly called pale purple coneflower, is a species of herbaceous perennial plant in the family Asteraceae. It is sometimes grown in gardens and used for medicinal purposes. Its native range is the south central region of the United States.

Echinacea pallida

Medical use

Economic importance of Echinacea pallida

Environmental ornamental revegetator
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Michigan
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas , Missouri, Nebraska , Oklahoma , Wisconsin
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana , Tennessee
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Naturalized
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New York
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia

Biological activities

Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Allelochemic
Borneol found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Allergenic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Analgesic
Borneol found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
AntiEBV
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
AntiHIV-Integrase
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
AntiHIV
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
AntiLegionella
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antiacetylcholine
Borneol found in Shoot
Antiacne
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiaggregant
Rutoside found in Leaf
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiasthmatic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antiatherosclerotic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antibacterial
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antibronchitic
Borneol found in Shoot
Anticapillary-Fragility
Rutoside found in Leaf
Anticarcinogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Anticariogenic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antidermatitic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antidiabetic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antiescherichic
Borneol found in Shoot
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Caryophyllene-epoxide found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiflu
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Antigenotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antigonadotropic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antihemolytic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antihepatotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antiherpetic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antihistaminic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antihypercholesterolemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antihypertensive
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antihyperthyroid
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Borneol found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antileishmanic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antileukotriene
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antimelanogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antinitrosaminic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antionychyotic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiotitic
Borneol found in Shoot
Caftaric-acid found in Flower ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Antioxidant
3,5-di-o-caffeoylquinic-acid found in Flower ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Isochlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antiperoxidant
3,5-di-o-caffeoylquinic-acid found in Flower ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antipolio
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cyanin found in Flower
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiproliferant
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Borneol found in Shoot
Antiradicular
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Antisalmonella
Borneol found in Shoot
Antiseptic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Isochlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antispasmodic
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antistaph
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antistaphylococcic
Borneol found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antistomatitic
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Antisunburn
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Antithyroid
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antitumor-Promoter
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antitumor
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Antiulcer
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Antiviral
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Cyanin found in Flower
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Antiyeast
Borneol found in Shoot
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Attifuge
Caryophyllene-epoxide found in Shoot
Autotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Bacteristat
Caftaric-acid found in Flower ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
CNS-Active
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
CNS-Stimulant
Borneol found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
CNS-Toxic
Borneol found in Shoot
COMT-Inhibitor
Rutoside found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Isochlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Borneol found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Cardioprotective
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Chemopreventive
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cholagogue
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Choleretic
Borneol found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Rutoside found in Leaf
Clastogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Collagen-Sparing
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Diuretic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Emetic
Cyanin found in Flower
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Expectorant
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
FLavor
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Fungicide
Borneol found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Fungistat
Caryophyllene-epoxide found in Shoot
Gastroprotective
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Borneol found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Herbicide
Borneol found in Shoot
Histamine-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Hyaluronidase-Inhibitor
Caftaric-acid found in Flower ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Hypertensive
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Immunostimulant
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Inhalant
Borneol found in Shoot
Insect-Repellent
Borneol found in Shoot
Insecticide
Echinacein found in Root (10 ppm)
Insectifuge
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Caryophyllene-epoxide found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Interferonogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Irritant
Borneol found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Juvabional
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Larvicide
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Caryophyllene-epoxide found in Shoot
Larvistat
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Leukotriene-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Metal-Chelator
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Mosquitocide
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Myorelaxant
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
NO-Genic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Nematicide
Borneol found in Shoot
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Oviposition-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
PKC-Inhibitor
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Perfumery
Borneol found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Pesticide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Caryophyllene-epoxide found in Shoot
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Cyanin found in Flower
Echinacein found in Root (10 ppm)
Echinacoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root (17000 ppm)
Germacrene-d found in Shoot
Isochlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Phagocytotic
Chicoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Cichoric-acid found in Flower ;found in Shoot ;found in Root ;found in Leaf
Pheromone
Germacrene-d found in Shoot
Phytoalexin
Verbascoside found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Plant
Pigment
Cyanin found in Flower
Sedative
Borneol found in Shoot
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Sialogogue
Echinacein found in Root (10 ppm)
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Sunscreen
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Sweetener
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Termitifuge
Caryophyllene found in Shoot
Tranquilizer
Borneol found in Shoot
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Vulnerary
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower ;found in Leaf ;found in Root
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
3,5-di-o-caffeoylquinic-acid found in Flower ;found in Root ;found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
2,3-o-di-5-(alpha-carboxy-beta-(3,4-dihydroxy-phenyl)-ethyl)-caffeoyltartaric-acid Leaf
2-o-caffeoyl-3-o-5-(alpha-carboxy-beta-(3,4-dihydroxy-phenyl)-ethyl)-caffeoyltartaric-acid Leaf
2-o-caffeoyl-3-o-feruloyltartaric-acid Flower
Leaf
3,5-di-o-caffeoylquinic-acid Flower
Root
Leaf
6-o-caffeoylechinacoside Plant
Root
8-hydroxy-pentadec-trans-9-ene-11,13-diyn-2-one Root
8-hydroxy-pentadeca-9-trans-ene-11,13-diyn-2-one Root
8-hydroxy-pentadeca-trans-9-cis-13-diene-11-yn-2-one Root
8-hydroxy-tetradeca-9-trans-ene-11,13-diyn-2-one Root
Beta-sitosterol Root
Borneol Shoot
Bornyl-acetate Shoot
Caftaric-acid Flower
Root
Leaf
Calceolarioside-a Flower
Root
Plant
Leaf
Caryophyllene Shoot
Caryophyllene-epoxide Shoot
Chicoric-acid Flower
Leaf
Root
Chlorogenic-acid Flower
Leaf
Root
Cichoric-acid Flower
Shoot
Root
Leaf
Cyanidin-3-o-(6-o-malonyl-beta-d-glucopyranoside) Flower
Cyanidin-3-o-(beta-d-glycopyranoside) Flower
Cyanin Flower
Dodeca-2-trans-4-cis-diene-8,10-diynoic-acid-isobutylamide Root
Shoot
Dodeca-2-trans-4-trans-10-trans-trien-8-ynoic-acid-isobutylamide Shoot
Dodeca-2-trans-4-trans-8-cis-10-cis-tetraenoic-acid-isobutylamide Shoot
Dodeca-2-trans-4-trans-8-cis-10-tetraenoic-acid-isobutylamide Shoot
Dodeca-2-trans-4-trans-8-cis-trienoic-acid-isobutylamide Shoot
Dodeca-2-trans-4-trans-dienoic-acid-isobutylamide Shoot
Echinacein Root 10
Echinacoside Flower
Leaf
Root 4,000 17,000
Eo Flower 2,800
Shoot 500 1,000
Root 2,000 23,000
Germacrene-d Shoot
Heptadeca-(8z,11z)-dien-2-one Root
Hexadeca-2-trans-9-cis-diene-12,14-diynoic-acid-isobutylamide Shoot
Isochlorogenic-acid Leaf
Isochlorogenic-acid-c Flower
Leaf
Root
Keto-alkenes Shoot
Keto-alkynes Shoot
Pentadec-1-cis-8-diene Root Essent. Oil
Pentadec-1-ene Root Essent. Oil
Pentadeca-(8z)-en-11,13-diyn-2-one Root
Pentadeca-(8z)-en-2-one Root 4,000
Pentadeca-(8z,11z)-dien-2-one Root
Pentadeca-(8z,13z)-dien-11-yn-2-one Root
Pentadeca-8-cis-11,13-trans-trien-2-one Root
Pentadeca-8-cis-11-cis-13-trans-trien-2-one Root
Pentadeca-8-cis-11-cis-dien-2-one Root
Pentadeca-8-cis-11-trans-13-cis-trien-2-one Root
Pentadeca-8-cis-13-cis-dien-11-yn-2-one Root
Pentadeca-8-cis-ene-11,13-diyn-2-one Root
Pentadeca-8-en-2-one Root
Shoot
Rutoside Leaf
Tetradeca-(8z)-en-11,13-diyn-2-one Root
Tetradeca-8-cis-ene-11,13-diyn-2-one Root
Trideca-2-trans-7-cis-diene-10,12-diynoic-acid-isobutylamide Root
Undeca-2-cis-4-trans-diene-8,10-diynoic-acid-isobutylamide Root
Undeca-2-trans-4-cis-diene-8,10-diynoic-acid-isobutylamide Shoot
Verbascoside Flower
Leaf
Root
Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]