Narrow-leaf coneflower, E. angustifolia
Source: Becker, P., 2000, Business Guide, Medicinal and Spice Plants, Europe 2001, Arznei- und Gewurzpflanze, Agrimedia Bergen/Dumme, Germany. With permission.
According to recent interviews carried out by Aiello (2002), the most important commercial product of Echinacea species is the dry root (Table 4.7). The prices of E. purpurea and E. pallida in European countries in 2002 ranged between 6 to 8 euros/kg, while that of E. angustifolia was about 10 to 15 Euros/kg. The prices of the fresh and dry herb products vary by country and by company.
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