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GUM PLANT

(Grindelia robusta)


Used in upper respiratory tract with catarrhal. Specifically for bronchial asthma with associated achycarida.

PROPERTIES: antispasmodic, bitter, demulcent, diuretic, expectorant, respiratory, stimulant, sedative.

Gum Plant (Grindelia robusta)
· helps to remove mucous build-up in respiratory tract
· smoothes muscle contraction associated with an asthmatic attack, whooping cough, nasal congestion
· helps to relax sympathetic nervous system and thus decreases heart rate and smooth muscle contraction
· may be used with Lobelia and Glycerrhiza to increase effectiveness
· may be used externally for skin irritation such as poison ivy
· soothes harsh, dry cough

SUGGESTED DOSAGE: should be used as directed by a qualified professional practitioner.
Tincture - Spray:
3-6 pumps three times daily.
Extract: ½ tsp 3 times daily.
CONTRA INDICATIONS: Kidney disease. Also prolonged or excessive doses will cause renal irritation. History of heart problems.

Please note: This information is compiled from traditional and modern herb books, articles and research. This information is summarized for its educational value and should not be used for the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease. It should not be used to replace the services of a qualified practitioner.