Pulmonaria officinalis | definition of Pulmonaria officinalis by Medical dictionary
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lungwort Herbal medicine
A flowering plant that contains allantoin, mineral salts, mucilage, saponin, silica and tannin; it is astringent and expectorant, and has been used to treat lung disease, haemorrhoids and wounds.
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The most common pulmonaria is the old herbalists' plant, Pulmonaria officinalis
And, if you know more than one, you'll realise they're just some of the common names for the same plant, the old- fashioned and homely Pulmonaria officinalis