Liquid extract of dried second-year roots.
Actions: Stimulating, cleansing and tonic to mucous membranes. Excellent antiseptic expectorant. Alterative.
Uses: All affections of mucous membranes with excessive mucous secretions. Bronchial and lung irritation with teasing cough and abundant discharge; humid asthma; bronchitis; pneumonia; tuberculosis of lungs; other respiratory infections. Chronic mucous discharge from urinary bladder and the reproductive organs; leucorrhea; gleet. To cleanse stomach and intestines of excess mucous coating. Night sweats.
Dose: Take 30 to 40 drops, 2 to 5 times per day.
Cautions: Moderate use during pregnancy or nursing. Elecampane is best suited for wet coughs and not dry or unproductive coughs.