Those suffering from asthma, catarrh and other lung troubles derive much benefit from smoking this Herbal Tobacco, the use of which does not entail any of the injurious effects of ordinary tobacco.
Coltsfoot is used as a respiratory disinfectant, expectorant, and cough suppressant and makes an effective tea to clear congestion.
When taken internally Coltsfoot has been used to ease chest irritation caused by coughing related to such conditions as bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough and other irritating coughs.
People have also used Coltsfoot externally on boils, abscesses and ulcers.
Coltsfoot is restricted for internal consumption in Australia.