Pulmonaria officinalis


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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.

Pulmonaria officinalis,

n See lungwort.
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The most common pulmonaria is the old herbalists' plant, Pulmonaria officinalis.