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Eriodictyon californicum
(yerba santa)
Action?
Expectorant, Bronchodilator
Antimicrobial
Eriodictyon californicum
(yerba santa)
Indications?
COUGH - alot with easy OR profuse expectoration;
CHRONIC ASTHMA
Eriodictyon californicum
(yerba santa)
Active constituents?
ERIODICTYONIC ACID
ERIColin
resins & volatile oils, etc
Eriodictyon californicum
(yerba santa)
Organ affinities?
lungs
Eriodictyon californicum
(yerba santa)
Temperature?
warm and stimulating
Eriodictyon californicum
(yerba santa)
Part used?
leaf
Eriodictyon californicum
(yerba santa)
Dose?
CAPS best to preserve resins & volatile oils 500mg qid
Eupatorium perfoliatum
(boneset)

Action?
expectorant (small dose)
"know it's for the lungs"

emetic (large dose)
Eupatorium perfoliatum
(boneset)

Indications?
deep pain in muscles with fever, cough, c/p,
Eupatorium perfoliatum
(boneset)

Active constituents?
EUPATORIN (a flavonoid)
volatile oil, immune stimulating polysaccharides,
PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS(PAs)etc
Eupatorium perfoliatum
(boneset)
Toxicity?
If Pregnant or Breastfeeding?
unsafe after 3 days

if with child, don't do it
Eupatorium perfoliatum
(boneset)
Temperature?
cool, tonic
Eupatorium perfoliatum
(boneset)
Organ affinity?
LUNGS,muscles
Eupatorium perfoliatum
(boneset)
Dose?
tincture 1-3 ml qid
Euphriasia officinalis
(eyebright)
Actions?
expectorant, astringent,
Euphrasia officinalis
(eyebright)
Active constituents?
glycosides including aucubin,
TANNINS, RESINS, VOLATILE OIL
Euphrasia officinalis
(eyebright)
Why do we have so few notes on this one?
told to see tannin section
where she only told us there are generally no true sources anymore
Grindelia camporum
(gumweed)
Actions?
expectorant, bronchial relaxant, hypotensive
Grindelia camporum
(gumweed)
Indications?
ASTHMATIC BREATHING with soreness, HARSH DRY COUGH
dyspnea
Grindelia camporum
(gumweed)
Active constituents?
GRINDELINE (alkaloid), GRENDELIN (saponin-resin complex), volatile oils, GRINDELIC ACID (diterpene acid), tannin, etc
Grindelia camporum
(gumweed)
Organ affinity?
lungs
Grindelia camporum
(gumweed)
Temperature?
warm, sedative
Grindelia camporum
(gumweed)
Parts used?
flowering tops & leaves
Grindelia camporum
(gumweed)
Dose?
1 ml tincture(O) q3h
Inula helenium
(elecampane)
Actions?
ANTI-TUSSIVE affecting the CNS regardless of what's there. expectorant, emollient, anti-microbial
Inula helenium
(elecampane)
Indications?
PERSISTANT COUGH with substernal pain and excretion, catarral discharge
Inula helenium
(elecampane)
Active constituents?
INULIN, HELENIN (a lactone glycoside), reported to be bactericidal to TB, resin, volatile oils, etc
Inula helenium
(elecampane)
Organ affinities?
lungs, GI
Inula helenium
(elecampane)
Temperature?
warming, stimulating
Inula helenium
(elecampane)
Part used?
root
Inula helenium
(elecampane)
Dose?
tea preferred, tincture(O)2ml qid