Pulmonaria officinalis

Pulmonaria officinalis

Boraginaceae Medicinal Uses: -formerly used as a treatment for lung disease and tuberculosis and as an irritant-relieving cough medicine Conditions Treated in Modern Medicine: -Respiratory tract infections -Gastrointestinal infections -Kidney infection -Asringent for wounds. Pharmacological Substances and Properties: -Mucilages -Flavinoids including O-glycosides -Tannins -Silicic Acid -Allantoin -Caffeic Acid Deirivatives Medicinal Parts Used: -the dried Herb and the fresh Aerial Parts of the plantare usable as an infusion or can be made into a tea by drying and grinding-