ECHINACEA
(CONEFLOWER)
Source: 
Leaves, roots.
Content: 
Arabinose, betaine, copper, echinacen, echinacin B, echinacoside, echinolone, enzymes, fructose, fatty acids, galactose, glucose, glucuronic acid, inulin, inuloid, iron, pentadecadiene, polyacetylene compounds, polysaccharides, potassium, protein, resin, rhamnose, sucrose, sulfur, tannins, xylose, vitamins A, C, and E.
Uses: 
Anti-inflammatory. Antiviral. Stimulates certain white blood cells. Enhances immune and lymphatic system. Useful for colic, colds, flu, and other infectious illnesses. Helpful for snakebite.

ELDER
Source: 
Berries, flowers, inner bark, leaves, roots. Stems contain cyanide and can be toxic.
Content: 
Anthocyanin, B-complex, vitamins, calcium, carbohydrates, fat, itydrocyanic acid, potassium protein, rutin, sambucine, tannic acid, tyrosin, vitamins A and C.
Uses: 
Antioxidant. Cleanses the system. Recommended for: constipation, inflammation, fevers, poor circulation, respiratory problems. Helpful in building up blood, immune system, and perspiration. Flowers are useful in soothing skin irritations.

EPHEDRA
(MA HUANG)
Source: 
Stems
Content: 
Essential oil, saponins, ephedrine and other alkaloids.
Uses: 
Decongestant, appetite suppressant. Assists in fluid elimination, relieving bronchial spasm, and central nervous system stimulation. Recommended for: allergies, asthma, colds, and other respiratory complaints, as well as for depression and obesity. May decrease and elevate mood. Not to be used in cases of panic attacks, glaucoma, heart disease, high blood pressure, or in combination with MAO inhibitor drugs prescribed for depression.

EUCALYPTUS
Source: 
Bark, essential oil, leaves.
Contents: 
Aldehyde, biter resin, eucalyptol, tannins.
Uses: 
Antiseptic (mild). Good for colds, coughs and other respiratory problems. Clears congestion. Reduces swelling by increasing blood flow. Relaxes tired and sore muscles. Recommended for external use only.

EYEBRIGHT
Source: 
Entire plant except root.
Content: 
Bitters, essential oils, inositol, pantothenic acid, para-aminobenzoic acid, sulfur, tannins, vitamins A, B3, B12, C, D, E.
Uses: 

Used as eyewash. Eases discomfort from eye strain or minor irritations. Recommended for: allergies, itchy and/or watery eyes, runny nose.