Herbs like echinacea have miraculous properties with an incredible record of safety, especially when compared against anything that the pharmaceutical industry can develop. Echinacea use has been around for at least 400 years and probably much longer than that. As demonstrated in the strikes above, it can extend life and enhance the quality of life. Given the state of the environment today, echinacea may well be one of those herbs that need to be consumed on a daily basis, along with thyme rosemary, oregano, chamomile, etc. These herbs can not only protect us against getting sick, but also play a role in reversing conditions and diseases. The life extension becomes a natural byproduct of their use.