SQUILL

Red and White Squill, as these plants native to the Mediterranean are also known, continain cardiac glycosides, the most important of which is Scillaren A. These are strongly diuretic and relatively quick acting.

It is an expectorant, emetic, diuretic and cardiac tonic. It is mainly used for its expectorant activity and is a common ingredient of many cough medicines.

Found in Potter’s Chest Mixture.