Elecampane Monograph

Elecampane: reclaiming your breath Latin: Inula helenium Family: Asteraceae or Compositae Folk names: elfdock or elf-doc (Danish), elfwort, scabwort, olandswartzel (PA Dutch), alantwurzel (German), wild sunflower, horseheal, horse elder, nurseheal, velvetdock, yellow starwort, marchalan (Welsh), Ailleann or creamh (Gaelic), Alant, Allicampane, Enula campana, aunee Energetics: warming, drying Properties: antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-amoebic, diaphoretic, antitussive, expectorant, … Continue reading Elecampane Monograph