Also known as scabwort, and yellow starwort. Indigenious to Europe.
The essential oil taken from the root is anti-fungal and antibacterial. As a result, Elecampane is used principally in combination with other herbs for coughs, bronchitis and other pulmonary disorders.
Alantolactone, one of the plant compounds found in Elecampane is anti-flammatory and has been shown to stimulate the immune system.
Found in Potter’s Cough Remover.