Herb indigenous to the Rocky Mountains and Midwest of the United States, echinacea (also known as coneflower) has been used by natives for hundreds of years as a medicinal herb. This holistic approach to wellness and prosperity makes echinacea an excellent source of caffeic acid. As a result, echinacea acts as an antioxidant, and prevents oxidative stress. Echinacea has been known to increase white blood cell count, supporting the body’s natural defense and boosting immune system health. The increase in white blood cells, is also allows assists the body in combating upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs).