Latin Name: Tussilago farfara
Common Names: Coltsfoot Leaf
Despite serious safety concerns, people take coltsfoot for lung problems such as bronchitis, and asthma. They also take it for upper respiratory tract complaints including sore mouth and throat, cough, and hoarseness.Some people inhale coltsfoot for coughs and wheezing.The chemicals in coltsfoot might fight pain and swelling (inflammation).Warning: Not to be used during pregnancy. Not to be used while nursing. For external use only. Do not apply to broken or abraded skin.
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