- What other names is Lungwort known by?
- What is Lungwort?
- How does Lungwort work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Lungwort.
People take lungwort to treat breathing conditions, stomach and intestinal ailments, and kidney and urinary tract problems. Lungwort is also used in cough medicines, to relieve fluid retention, and to treat lung diseases such as tuberculosis.
Some people apply lungwort directly to the skin as a drying agent (astringent) and to treat wounds.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Breathing conditions.
- Stomach and intestinal conditions.
- Kidney and urinary tract conditions.
- Fluid retention.
- Wounds, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of lungwort during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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