Coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara, is a great remedy for debilitated individuals with chronic respiratory conditions. It is indicated for asthma and emphysema; the active constituents can decrease the time for bronchial cilia to recover after damage from smoking. Extracts of the plant have been shown to increase immune resistance and act as a natural antihistamine.
Not for use during pregnancy and lactation. Contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids; may be toxic in higher doses. Use only as directed and for no longer than 6 weeks a year.
This can be taken as an infusion.