Coltsfoot is full of mucilage, the substance that coats sore throats, making it a popular traditional cough remedy. It has a long history of successfully treating lung ailments and has been generally said to be one of nature’s best herbs for treating a wide variety of lung diseases, including asthma, wheezing and stubborn cases of bronchitis. Even the leaves have been, and are, smoked to help treat coughs. Both Western and Eastern (Traditional Chinese Medicine) regard this herb highly.
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