Elecampane

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What other names is Elecampane known by?

Alant, Aster helenium, Aster officinalis, Aunée, Aunée Officinale, Elfdock, Elfwort, Enule Campagne, Grande Aunée, Helenio, Helenium grandiflorum, Horse-Elder, Horseheal, Indian Elecampane, Inula, Inula helenium, Inule Aulnée, Inule Aunée, Inule Hélénie, Œil-de-cheval, Scabwort, Velvet Dock, Wild Sunflower, Yellow Starwort.

What is Elecampane?

Elecampane is an herb. The root is used to make medicine.

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  • Coughs, asthma, bronchitis, nausea, diarrhea, worms which infest the gut (hookworm, roundworm, threadworm, and whipworm), and other conditions.

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