Lungwort, the scientific name Pulmonaria officinalis, is a common medicinal plant that has been used around the world for a bunch of respiratory diseases, including coughs, colds, bronchitis and other problems.
Lungwort’s natural habitat is coastal areas in Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa. As the plant does not grow in polluted areas, the presence of lungwort often shows the pure ecosystem.
Otherwise known as lungwort leaf or Pulmonaria lungwort is discovered to be an effective remedy for respiratory diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, coughs, common colds.
Growing wild in various parts of the world lungwort from Siberia is used in many herbal teas from Siberian Monastery Tea Collections. Lungwort produces beneficial effects due to the presence of antioxidants, phenolic content and high amounts of flavonoid glycosides.
Lungwort has been used as traditional herbal remedy for lung diseases, bubonic plague. Today it is valued for high mucilage content and used for respiratory conditions, particularly asthma and chronic bronchitis.
Antioxidant properties in teas made from lungwort serve for protecting the lungs from common diseases. Besides, the lungwort supports health of other organs including heart health, blood vessel health and overall well-being. The antioxidant support protects from harmful substances and prevents premature ageing.
Lungwort teas are essential for overall health and help prevent heart diseases, cancer. Additionally the plant can prevent many age-related diseases and conditions, perform a valuable anti-ageing function. Obtaining natural antioxidants from lungwort improve the skin quality, appearance and tone the whole body.
Lungwort can play a very important role in helping the skin regenerate quickly, healing the wounds and cuts, treating eczema, ulcers, burns and other skin conditions.
Lungwort is most often available in herbal teas, tinctures, and capsules. Lungwort is one of the many high-quality, plant-based teas in the collection of Siberian Monastery Teas.
The leaves of the plant are harvested in pure Siberian regions and air dried to be used in medicinal teas. The teas with lungwort provide antibiotic-like, healing, diuretic properties.
Drinking a cup of herbal tea with lungwort can also help relieve a number of digestive and gastrointestinal problems. The plant prevents discomfort in the stomach, bloating, gas, stomach pain.
Lungwort provides diuretic effects that can help in urinary problems such as water retention, kidney problems, infections of the urinary system and others.
The plant is considered very helpful for people who experience constant stresses and depressive states. It can reduce irritation and provide soothing and mood improvement.
Some other applications of this plant include: reduction of bleeding in menstruation, management of thyroid problems, skin damage and injuries.
Short term use of lungwort is generally considered safe. For supporting health lungwort is recommended in natural form of teas. Pregnant and breast-feeding women should not use the herbal teas.