Elecampane Root - Organic Herb

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Type: Dry Herb

Elecampane is a herbaceous perennial plant used in herbal medicine for its many medicinal properties. It has been used for centuries in folk medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including digestive issues, respiratory illnesses, and skin conditions.

The root contains inulin that soothes and relieves coughing. Roots and rhizomes are used medicinally.

Elecampane has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine, dating back to ancient Greece and Rome. Native to South Eastern Europe.

Botanical name: Inula helenium

Plant Family: Asteraceae 

Energetics: Drying, Grounding, Warming

Key Actions:

  • Expectorant
  • Soothes coughing
  • Increases sweating
  • Mildly Bitter
  • Eliminates worms
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimicrobial


- make as decoction, tincture or syrup

- Respiratory disorders 

- Bronchitis and coughs

- Asthma

- Eases congestion and stuck energy

- Reduces mucus production

- Expels intestinal parasites

- Soothes irritated tissue from coughing

- Digestive problems



Elecampane may cause allergic reactions in people with allergies to the Asteraceae family. The herb can also irritate mucous membranes due to its sesquiterpene lactones, which may cause allergic contact dermatitis. Large amounts of elecampane may lead to vomiting, diarrhoea, cramps, and paralysis.


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Please check on Herb-Drug Interaction before ingesting herbal remedies. If you are on prescription medication, please do not remove or reduce any o your ongoing medical treatment without consulting a doctor or qualified health professional.