GUMWEED (GRINDELIA ROBUSTA)
HOREHOUND (MARRUBIUM VULGARE)
A hot bath is the best way to dispel all cold in the body. To enhance the penetrating qualities of the bath, add thyme, or ginger and baking soda.
A hot shower can relax nerves, help expectorate mucus, and the steam can reduce irritation of the throat and lungs.
A humidifier can protect lung dried out from mouth breathing.
"Purge me with hyssop," the Bible records, "and I will be clean." Hyssop brings the ability to breath deeply. It's aromatic, camphor like smell cleanses obstructions and relieves chest tightness, while releasing heavy emotions from the lungs as well,...
Inhaling steam may soothe irritated lungs and break up mucus. May include essential oils. Use a pot of boiling water, or purchase a commercial facial/sinus steamer.
Hot, pungent digestive. Expectorant and antispasmodic for the lungs.
Hot, Dry mint family antispasmodic and bronchodilator.
Penetrates and warms up the chest and lungs, to dispel damp and decongest the lungs. A common lung treatment before antibiotics.
Aromatic tonic for heart, lungs and digestive tract
A nutritive, estrogenic female tonic. Heals wounds and detoxifies lymph.
SKUNK CABBAGE (SYMPLOCARPUS FOETIDUS)
Flushes membranes and opens sinuses. Wakes up the mind.