Lungmoss

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What other names is Lungmoss known by?

Lichen Pulmonaire, Lobaria pulmonaria, Lungwort, Oak Lungs, Pulmonaria.

What is Lungmoss?

Lungmoss is a lichen, a type of fungus. People use lungmoss to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse lungmoss with Pulmonaria officinalis. Both are sometimes called lungwort.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Bronchitis, asthma, coughs, inflammation, promoting sweating, and other uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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