Elecampane can be used as an antimicrobial agent or to alleviate respiratory or gastrointestinal issues. It can thin mucus and suppresses coughing. It also can help with inflammation, by coating irritated tissues in the throat. If you have a bad cough, elecampane root can help!
FYI: Please consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, taking any medication, or have a medical condition.
This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice.