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Lungwort Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Pulmonaria Officinalis
Homeopathic Name
Pulmonaria Officinalis   -   Mother Tincture

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Lungwort

Avoid use during pregnancy and breast feeding.
Excess use may cause Menstrual disorder, Upset Stomach, Skin inflammation.
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Lungwort is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows up to 30 Cm.
It belongs to Boraginaceae family.
It grows in a moist climate.
Best used for Diarrhea.

As its name indicates, it is beneficial for Lungs. It clears the air ways and expels the mucus from the Lungs. It has such properties that thins out thick mucus and clears the Respiratory Tract. In smokers, the Lungs are filled with tar and Lungwort is much efficient to remove that tar from the Lungs. It has antiinflammatory and Antibacterial properties that prevent Viral or bacterial infection in the Lungs.

For lung Disease it may be used with White Horehound, Coltsfoot or Lobelia.
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Lungwort For Lungs

Lungwort is an incredible Herb that takes a good care of Lungs.
Take 4 to 5 fresh Lungwort leaves. Boil it in a glass of Water for 10 minutes. Cool it. Strain and drink this tea twice a day.
This will help in cleansing the Lungs.

Lungwort for Pulmonary Fibrosis

As the name indicates, this herb keeps a good care of the Lungs. It enhances the functions of the Lungs and rejuvenates the damages tissues.
Boil a few fresh leaves of Lungwort. Strain and drink this tea 2 times in a day.
Or Take tincture. ( 10 drops 2 times in a day ).
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Reema ( India )
20 Jan 2017
To Herbpathy

Dear Sir/Madam

Is the lungwort herb or pulmonaria officinallis helpful in the problem of frequent sneezing, excessive watery nasal discharge in the case of an adult patient. In what form this herb is easily available in India.
Problem persists throughout the year and very frequently for the last ten years.
Please advise if you have any other remedy also or this is the effective remedy.

Your valuable reply is eagerly awaited.

13 Apr 2020
Hi Reema, I know your question was a few years ago but stinging nettles are amazing for relieving hay fever & the symptoms you described. Brew a good amount of nettles in a large jar/container filled with hot water allow to steep for 12-24 hours then strain. You can bottle a large amount to refrigerate which will keep fresh for about a week. Drink a small glass of nettle juice daily or as needed. I hope this response is of help to you or anyone else who reads it.
All the best.
Melanie S ( USA/Michigan )
27 Jun 2017
Hello! A friend keeps getting Pnemonia has it in one lung (community acquired pnemonia) Also has asthma. Has been on antibiotics. Help!
Kanan Raizada
01 Aug 2017
Apply Garlic paste on chest everyday. Take 2 teaspoons of Basil leaf juice, add a pinch of black pepper to it. Have it twice a day. Give your friend herbs to boost the immunity, herbs like Golden Seal and Echinacea capsules, one daily for a month.
21 Feb 2021
Use Tea Tree oil in a vaporizer / humidifier. Put a few drop on a mask an breathe it in. Ginger tea is awesome for lung and bronchial. Mullein and lobelia are great also. To keep up immunity I recommend mushrooms. A mushroom complex in capsule form I took cordyceps and Ashwagandha when my wife had Covid....I never got it. She recovered using the tea tree, drinking ginger tea, eating Mama Ramen Tom Yum spicy shrimp flavor, using a mixed essential oil rub that we made. Taking various capsules...Astragulus, Ashwagandha, Pau, D, Arco. Etc.
Sanjeev kumar ( Jharkhand )
21 Feb 2019
My name is Sanjeev Kumar,I am suffering from abpa since 2018,my aspergillus fumagets ige is 4.57kul.And ige test is2629.lhad taken 9 dose of Exemptia 40mg in six months for ankylosing spondylitis.I am also suffering from asthma with linear atalectasis in lower lung.can you suggest me best Homiopathy medicine?
21 Feb 2021
Try Mullein and Lobelia. Make a tincture or use the leaves to make a tea. Cheaper to buy bulk leaves or even powder by the lb. Also take NAC....capsule or caplet form. Lungwort is always good. Christopher’s Lung and bronchial capsules are very effective for many people....cannot hurt that is for sure. https://www.amazon.com/Lung-Bronchial-Formula-100-Capsules/dp/B000TQES8K
Naoma Weisner
16 Jul 2019
We have a large dog that is eating lungwort. She has had 3 really bad bouts in the last 3 months. We get a medication from the vet and it stops in 3 days. We then see her eat a small amount of leaves and has it again is this a side effect of Lungwort?
16 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Hey Naoma. The situation might be a side effect of Lungwort. Well, why are you giving that your dog? Please stop it for the time.
Wendy ( Uk )
28 Nov 2020
I use Lungwort as I have long covid 19 breathing issues and it is most effective . I want to ask if the herb can disrupt sleep ?
Kim ( Wa )
21 Jan 2021
ive read that lung wort is good to feed to horses with lung issues in breathing she fights chronic lung infection antibotic don't work any more how much should i feed her of the herb
Reese ( New Jersey )
12 Feb 2021
I have had pulmonary embolism in my lungs for a few years now it hurts to take deep breaths, I’m not even over 25 is there anything I can use that could relive this? Or even treat it with no hospitalization?
13 Feb 2021
Me too Reece. Hope we receive a reply.
21 Feb 2021
Try Mullein and also Lobelia. Make the tea from leaves you can buy by the lb. Or use leaves or powder to make a tincture....1/4 to 1/3 mullein or lobelia...or a combo of both...2/3 alcohol...40% / 80 proof. Make magnesium oil from water and magnesium flakes or buy it already made. Much cheaper to make it yourself. Rub it on your neck and chest. Take NAC. Bought in capsule or caplet form. NAC is an amino acid....great fro lungs.
21 Feb 2021
These are good also... https://www.amazon.com/Lung-Bronchial-Formula-100-Capsules/dp/B000TQES8K
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