Scientific Name: Pulmonaria officinalis The plant has been cultivated for centuries as a medicinal herb, the ovate spotted leaves held to be representative of diseased lungs, following the Doctrine of Signatures. In fact it is useful in the treatment of chest diseases and asthma.Continue reading "Lungwort"
Scientific name: Lithospermum officinale The mature seeds have diuretic, lithontripic and oxytocic propertiesContinue reading "Common Gromwell"
Scientific Name: Symphytum officinale Has toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids that damage the liver and can lead to death. Comfrey is no longer sold in the U.S., except in creams or ointments.Continue reading "Comfrey"