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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This is most obvious in Pulmonaria officinalis
- the species most commonly grown.
The most common pulmonaria is the old herbalists' plant, Pulmonaria officinalis
This is most obvious in pulmonaria officinalis
– the species most commonly grown.