Pulmonaria officinalis

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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. Plants that have officinalis in their name were always use for medicine.