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Elcampane/ Horseheal -Dried root

Elcampane/ Horseheal -Dried root Image

Properties: Alterative, Analgesic, Anthelmintic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antitussive, Aromatic, Astringent, Carminative, Cholagogue, Diaphoretic, Digestive Tonic, Diuretic, Expectorant, Rejuvenative, Stimulant, Stomach Tonic, Tonic.

Internal Uses:
Asthma, Bronchitis, Chest Colds, Cough, Diphtheria, Emphysema, Exhaustion, Fever, Hay Fever, Parasites, Pneumonia, Respiratory Problems, Tuberculosis, Wheezing, Whooping Cough, Worms

Internal Applications:
Tea, Tincture, Capsule, Syrup, Lozenges.

It inhibits the production of phlegm that is the result of weak digestion. In oriental medicine, the flowers are used in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis and excessive phlegm. Elecampane contains alantolactone, which helps to expel intestinal parasites, such as pinworms.

Topical Uses:
Blemishes, Scabies

Topical Applications:
A wash can be made of the roots and leaves to cleanse the skin and to treat blemishes, also to deter scabies.