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Pulmonaria officinalis

Latin Name: Pulmonaria officinalis

Common name: Lungwort

Family: Boraginaceae

Parts used: Aerial (leaves)

Constituents: Allantoin, flavonoids (quercetin, kaempferol), tannins, mucilage, saponins.

Medicinal actions: Emollient, expectorant, anti-hemorrhagic, astringent.

Medicinal use: Indicated in bronchitis, coughs, colds, influenza for congested lungs and/or inflamed throat.

Pharmacology: Allantoin is anti-inflammatory and soothing.

Pharmacy:

  • Tincture: 1-5 ml (1:5) TID
  • Tea: 1-2 tsp of herb in one cup of water TID

Toxicity: None known.

Contraindications: None known.

Interactions: None known.

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