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.

Pulmonaria officinalis,

n See lungwort.
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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.