October 8, 2017

Health Benefits of Lungwort | Herbal Remedy for Lungs

Basic data on the Lungwort


Lungwort (Pulmonaria officinalis) is a very old medicinal herb that has been used for the treatment of all respiratory problems (influenza, cold, tuberculosis, purulent changes in the lungs) for a long time. 

Today, this spring herb is used for the same purposes in natural healing.



Description of the plant - Lungwort is an herbaceous perennial plant that appears immediately after the snow, on the spring. 

In the beginning, only ground leaves are green with white spots on the surface. The leaves are covered with sharp shorts. 

Later, a stem carries long leaves and on tops are flowers that are funnel shape in purple, red-and-blue color.


What are the Medicinal Parts of the Plant?


Medicinal is the whole plant, except root, and the leaf is most commonly use as herbal remedy.

Picking and Drying Lungwort


Picking can begin during the appearance of the first green leaves until late autumn. 

Lungwort is an herbaceous perennial plant that appears immediately after the snow, on the spring. In the beginning, only green leaves are ground, green with white spots on the surface.

The leaves are dried in a warm place with lot of ventilation, away from the sun. After drying, store leaves in paper bags.

What is a Chemically Component of Lungwort?


It contains mucus, tannins with plenty of polyphenols, little alkaloids, carotene, vitamin C.


What are Health Benefits of the Lungwort?


The Lungwort is a universal plant for the treatment of all lung diseases:


The Lungwort is a universal plant for the treatment of all lung diseases:

Common cold
Flu
Lung inflammations
Bronchitis
Asthma
Smoker’s lungs!
Sore throat
Prompt


Person who can't use the Lungwort ?


People with sensitive stomach, stomach ulcer, liver disease, with gallstones or other acute complications, should avoid Lungwort in any form.

Dangerous effects are possible if Lungwort is taken for a long time.

Preparing Tea from the Lungwort


Take a teaspoon of crushed dry Lungwort leaves and pour with a boiling hot water (one cup). Leave covered to stand for 15 minutes. Drink 3 times a day for cup. 

Lungwort is mostly part of herbal mixtures for treatment of respiratory problems.