Coltsfoot is rich in Vitamins A, C, B an P and contains the minerals calcium, potassium and zinc. There are also traces of manganese, iron and copper in Coltsfoot. It also has a large amount of mucilage and saponins that have anti-inflammatory effects on respiratory ailments.
Coltsfoot is a popular herb in the treatment of coughs and respiratory conditions because the its properties are mainly an expectorant and soothe the mucous membranes. Coltsfoot is often used with Horehound and Marshmallow and is one of the best known cough remedies and is often used as a tea.
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Coltsfoot has been used for asthma, bronchitis, catarrah, colds, cough, diarrhea, emphysema, hoarseness, inflammatory disorders, lung conditions, mucus, pneumonia, swollen throat, calms the trachea, tuberculosis and whooping cough.
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