Herb of the Day: Lobelia


Lobelia (Lobelia inflata)
Parts Used: The whole herb

Lobelia is one of those herbs that is good for just about everything. It is a powerful antispasmodic and muscle relaxant. It helps relax the airways and relieve asthma symptoms. It removes all types of congestion, including in the bloodstream. It has been used as a remedy for removing worms, venereal disease, an expectorant and even as a substitute for tobacco. It is an herb that affects the entire body.

Vitamin Content:
Iron
Copper
Lobeline (Here’s the definition I found: (Lobeline)

Aids With:
Allergies, arthritis, asthma, blood poisoning, bronchitis, catarrh, circulation, colds, colic, congestion, constipation, croup, earache, ear infections, eczema, epilepsy, fevers, food poisoning, headache, heart, hepatitis, hydrophobia, lock jaw, lung problems, miscarriage, pain, palsy, pleurisy, pneumonia, poison ivy/oak, rheumatism, rabies, ringworm, scarlet fever, shock, spasms, syphilis, tonsillitis, toothaches, vomiting, whooping cough, worms, wounds

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