soldiers and sailors
Memeber of the borage family
in the early 17th century
contains mucilage – soothes inflammation
saponins – promotes exportoration
tannins – astringent and toner
allantoin – tissuee repair
rootstock divides in autumn or after flowering for propogation
ideal for planinting under deciduous trees
slugs and snails are partial to the young leaves
flowers are edible – great in salads
extract of lungwort is a herb that flavours vermouth
tea: 1 cup of lungwort 2 tablespoons of fresh lungwort leaves or one of dried.
Cover and infuse for five minutes
strain add honey.
up to 3 cups a day. to reduce inflammation in respiratory passages or pulmonary complaints.
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