Marshmallow Root - a mucilaginous herb which means it is softening, moistening, and anti-inflammatory. It breaks up hardened tissue.
Plantain Leaf - also softening and moistening. It helps pull lingering water and mucus up from the depths of the lungs.
Coltsfoot Leaf - helps when lungs have been damaged by scar tissue and where mucus is deep in the lungs and dry, or wet and sticky, and therefore difficult to bring up and expel.
Mullein Flower - helps with coughs that are dry and harsh.
Anise Seed - is useful for dry, painful, spasming coughs with heavy phlegm difficult to raise.
Thyme Leaf - thins excess mucus and helps relieve shortness of breath. It helps remove old, stuck mucus.
Slippery Elm Bark - helps moisten, cool, cleanse, and heal the lungs as well as deepen respiration.
Peppermint Leaf - increases respiration and oxygenation.
SOURCES: Matthew Wood's The Earthwise Herbal, A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants, Matthew Wood's The Earthwise Herbal, A Complete Guide to New World Medicinal Plants
BOTANICAL SAFETY INFORMATION:
Take with additional water. Medication should be taken one hour before or several hours after consumption of Marshmallow root.
Safe to consume when used appropriately.
External use only is advised. Do not apply on broken skin or open wounds. Contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Avoid during pregnancy or lactation. Avoid with a history of liver disease. Not for long-term use; do not exceed recommended dose. Standard Dose: 1.5 - 6.0 grams of fresh or dried Coltsfoot leaf as tea. (The leaf as tea is allowed for internal consumption 4 - 6 weeks per year by the German Commission E). Avoid during pregnancy or lactation. Medication should be taken one hour before or several hours after consumption of Slippery Elm bark.
Avoid during pregnancy. Avoid with gastroesophageal reflux or with a hiatal hernia. Avoid with significant gastrointestinal inflammation or gastrointestinal ulcers. Co-administration of iron-fortified bread and Peppermint leaf tea reduced absorption of the iron by 84%.
A softening, moistening, and anti-inflammatory herb that provides a cooling effect upon dry, irritated tissue.
Helps alleviates coughs and can help fight bacterial infections.
Slippery elm bark
Has moistening and coating properties that help soothe sore throats and coughs as well as relieve acid reflux and constipation due to IBS.
The anti-inflammatory properties help ease dry, painful coughs and can help with digestive issues like bloating.
Makes coughs more productive, bringing up mucus that settled in the throat or chest and creating a soothing anti-inflammatory coating over mucous membranes.
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