Elecampane

From our list of ailments, see what Elecampane can be used for:

  • Anuria
  • Digestion Poor
  • Dyspepsia
  • Emphysema
  • Fever
  • Indigestion
  • Lungs
  • Stomach Upset
  • Upset Stomach
  • Water Retention
  • Worms

Natural Remedies using Elecampane

Mountain grape combines well with thyme, elecampane and marshmallow tinctures for throat and chest infections.

Elecampane (10 percent) and coltsfoot (5 percent). Elecampane is one of the best herbs for supporting respiratory function and providing overall tone to the lungs. Coltsfoot is not only rich in vitamins A, C, and B, but it also contains the minerals calcium, potassium, and zinc and pro-vides excellent support to respiratory health.

Anuria, Digestion Poor, Dyspepsia, Emphysema, Fever, Indigestion, Lungs, Stomach Upset, Upset Stomach, Water Retention, Worms

The Benefit of using Elecampane as a natural cure

Ground ivy mixes well with the tinctures of elecampane, thyme and marshmallow root or liquorice root to treat lingering chest infections (see page 107).

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Elecampane) — Class 2b, 2c (AHP). Elecampane is reportedly dermatitigenic; allergic contact dermatosis is possible. Can cause diarrhea, vomiting, spasm, and symptoms of paralysis (AEH; AHP; PHR; WAM). Not approved by Commission E, KOM, or PH2. Not for use during pregnancy or nursing (PH2; WAM). Commission E

Elecampane works well in combination with ground ivy, liquorice and thyme or elderflower (see the mix on page 107).

Elecampane root is a traditional remedy for chest infections. It has a disinfecting action on the lung tissue as well as being an expectorant. It can be used for any type of cough of recent origin, or to get rid of a lingering one.