Dried Lungwort Leaf
Dried Lungwort Leaf (30 gms)
30 gms is Equivalent to Approximately 12 Generously Heaped Tblsps
LATIN NAME - Pulmonaria
Also Known as:
- Sage of Jerusalem
- Sauge de Bethlehem
- Mary Spilt the Milk
- Spotted Dog
Common Lungwort is an Herbaceous Perennial Plant that Grows to around 6-12 inches Tall.
The Leaves of the Lungwort Plant are very Distinctive with their Colouring, Pattern and Hairy Leaves, they have Striking White Spots that have given the Herb Several Names in Ancient Times. The Meaning of the White Spots is Controversial among Botanists. It is Believed that the White Spots allow the Plant to have a Controlled Transpiration which is the Process of Water Moving from the Soil into the Plant Roots, up through the Sapweed into the Leaves. The Water then Warmed by the Sun Evaporates and Passes through Thousands of Tiny Pores Mostly from the Underside of the Leaf.
Lungwort is an Early Bloomer, with the Plant Flowering Pink, Blue, White or Violet Flowers that turn Blue between March and May.
Use Lungwort in Spells and Rituals for:
- Gender - Not Known
- Planet - Mercury
- Element - Air
Lungwort was Traditionally used in Folk Medicine and Sympathetic Magic for Healing Rites Involving the Lungs. Not much else is Known about the Magical Properties of Lungwort but in the Language of Flowers it is said to Express: "Thou Art My Life".
Because Lungwort is Associated with the Element Air, it is used for Protection when Travelling by Air.
Lungwort may be used to Induce a Gentle Movement in a Stagnant or Stale Situation. Lungwort also has a Soothing Quality that is both Earthy and Moist and may be used help to Calm Irritations, Especially when Associated with Hysterics.
Lungwort is Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of:
- Respiratory Issues
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS :
- Silicic Acid
- Tannic Acid
The High Musilage Content in Lungwort is Believed to Benefit Respitory Ailments such as Asthma and Chronic Bronchitis, Catarrh, Coughs, and Chest Infections
The Antibotic Properties are also Believed to Treat Pulmonary Infections such as Tuberculosis and other Bacterial Infections Related to the Lungs as well as Possessing Anti Irritant and Soothing Qualities which can help to Treat Irritation in the Lungs.
Lungwort taken as an infusion can be Beneficial to Treat many Digestive Problems, in Addition to Relieving, Gas, Acidity, Indigestion and Diarrhea Symptoms.
The Diuretic Properties also help to Relieve Bloating by Removing Excessive Water from the Body as well as helping to Treat Recurring Urinary Tract Infections and other Kidney Complaints. The Diuretic Properties are also Believed to help Remove Accumulated Toxins from the Body.
Lungwort is Especially useful to Maintain the Health and Functioning of the Lungs.