Scientific name: Pulmonaria officinalis

Common names: Maple Lungwort, Spotted Lungwort, Jerusalem Cowslip, Jerusalem Sage, Spotted Comfrey, Oak Lungs, Lungmoss

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Family: Boraginaceae

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Common parts used: Leaf, whole herb

Collection: March to may

Annual/Perennial: Perennial

Height: Upto 30 cm

Actions: Demulcent, expectorant, astrigent, mucilaginous vulnerary, pectoral

Known Constituents: Mucins, silicic acid, tannin, saponin, allantoin, quercetin, kaempferol, vitamin C

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Traditional Use:

Just like its namesake, used for the lungs.   Externally it is used for wounds.

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