The use of echinacea for children has been researched for its ability to boost and support a healthy immune system. And now, infants and kids can benefit from one of the most popular, respected and highly researched herbs in the world. One of the things that prevented children from taking echinacea in the past was its taste. ChildLife Essentials Echinacea is flavored with a natural, sweet, orange essential oil that kids will love. ChildLife Essentials Echinacea contains the two most potent, absorbable and bioavailable forms of echinacea: Echinacea angustifolia (root) and Echinacea purpurea (leaf & flower).