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Lungwort Pulmonaria officinalis
---Synonyms---Lungwort, spotted lungwort, maple lungwort, Jerusalem cowslip, Jerusalem sage, spotted comfrey, oak lungs, lungmoss
Flavonoids: quercitin and kaempferol
Miscellaneous: tannins, mucilage, vitamin C, saponins, (unspecified). Pyrrolizidine alkaloids, common in other plants of the Boraginaceae, have been shown to be absent from all samples of Pulmonaria officinalis tested.
---Medicinal Actions and Uses---Demulcent,
expectorant, astringent, anti-inflammatory, vulnerary.