Elecampane Root (Inula helenium)
A herbal food supplement
Elecampane Root, Horse-heal
Common in Britain, this plant is used in Switzerland and France to manufacture absinthe.
Traditionally used to support bronchial health.
The loose chopped dried root.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Decoction: About 1 to 2 teaspoons of herb (1.5 to 4 g) to a cup of cold water, bring to the boil and leave to sit for 15 minutes. Or steep 1 teaspoon bark in cold water overnight. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.
The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.
Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner.
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