Yerba Santa (Eriodictyon glutinosum) is used for upper respiratory congestion as an infusion or syrup. It promotes salivation and thus aids thirst, dryness and digestion. It stimulates the lungs and respiratory tract to expel mucus. Great for chest colds, bronchitis and coughs. It stimulates the mind and production of cortisone and controls appettite. It also alleviates pain in rheumatism, helps enervate tired limbs, reduces swelling and heals sores,
Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Coltsfoot can provide relief for Asthma, Bronchitis, Coughs (dry), Lung Problems, Mucus.