Elecampane Root Decoction

Elecampane root decoction

Elecampane is known for use in respiratory and lung conditions, including coughs and congestion. Elecampane is given in small, warm and frequently repeated doses. It is, however, seldom given alone, but most frequently preferred in combination with other medicines of a similar nature. It is best given in the form of decoction, the dose being a small teaspoonful, three times a day.

Elecampane *
Additions: yarrow, spearmint, horehound, anise, lemon, cinnamon, honey
Recipe Instructions: Decoction :Bring chopped roots to a slow boil, cover and simmer for 20 min.
Source: Grieve, Maud Mrs. "A Modern Herbal Vol I" (1931)

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Bronchitis :A nagging cough that lingers and causes difficulty in breathing is often symptomatic of bronchitis.
  • Congestion :Congestion in the airways, lungs, sinus and chest makes breathing difficult and being sick even more miserable
  • Cough :Homemade cough syrups and herbal medicine teas make use of simple ingredients like honey and infused with healing herbs.
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