Latin: Symphytum officinale
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
Actions: Alterative, anodyne, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antiseptic, astringent, biogenetic stimulator, demulcent, emollient, expectorant, hemostatic, immune stimulant, lung tonic, nutritive, pectoral, refrigerant, styptic, vulnerary, yin tonic
Energetics: Moistening, cooling, sweet
Precautions: Recommended for short term use only. Do not ingest, but is safe to use topically.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
References: Desktop Guide for Herbal Medicine – Bridgette Mars