Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Houndstongue
Botanical Name   Cynoglossum officinale
System Affected   coughs, diarrhea, dysentery, bites, burns, piles
Properties   leaf and root: astringent, infusion for coughs, colds, diarrhea, dysentery leaf poltice: insect bites, burns, bruises, piles
Description   leaf and root of plant
Origin    
Notes   contains potentially carcinogenic alkaloids
Toxicity   not for prolonged internal use
Dosage    

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