Dried Coltsfoot Leaves Cut (Tussilago farfara)

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Dried Coltsfoot Leaves Cut (Tussilago farfara) have long been used in the treatment of respiratory ailments such as coughs, bronchitis, asthma, and emphysema.

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USES & BENEFITS

  • Very popular for all chest problems
  • Can be used in chronic or acute bronchitis, irritating coughs, whooping coughs and asthma and emphysema
  • Will ease dry coughs and loosen tight phlem
  • Useful levels of zinc and has therefore anti-inflammatory actions
  • It has been used to treat cystitis

EXTERNALLY

  • Soothes swollen feet
  • Can be used as an alternative smoke to lessen dependence on nicotine

HOW TO USE

  • As a tea: Pour 1 cup of boiling water onto 1-2 teaspoonfuls of leaves. Stand for 10 min. Strain and drink 3 times a day as hot as possible.
  • Tincture: 2-4 ml three times a day.
  • For inhalation:1 heaped tablespoon of flowers and leaves, infuse and inhale the steam under a towel. Repeat several times a day.
  • Foot bath: 2 handfuls of leaves, infused in warm water. Soak for 20min.

ACTIVE PROPERTIES

  • Contains: Flavonoids, mucilage, consisting of polysaccharides based on glucose, galactose, fructose, arabinose, xylose, inulin, pyrrolizidine, alkaloids, including senkirkine and tussilagine, tannins.
  • Acts as:Expectorant, antitussive demulcent, antispasmodic, demulcent, anticatarrhal and diuretic.

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Sizes

75g, 500g, 1kg