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  • Pleurisy Root

100% Certified organic Pleurisy Root
Asclepias tuberosa

Though its most specific usage is relieving the pain and inflammation of pleurisy, pleurisy root has other applications. It is useful for hot, dry, and tight conditions in the chest. It promotes the coughing up of phlegm, reduces inflammation, and, in addition, helps reduce fevers.


Dry non-spasmodic asthma.

Acute hot dry bronchitis.

Acute dry pulmonary cough.

Chronic dry cough with indigestion, intercostal pain when inhaling.

Influenza, dry ,hot, asecretory.

Acute interlobar pleurisy, pleurodynia.

Acute bronchial pneumonia with vascular disturbance, fever; or recuperating with difficult expectoration, dry. Tough. 


Hypertension with strong pulse.

Chronic anorexia with depressed autonomic and myenteric stimulation.

Atonic colon without inflammation but marbly hard fences.

Dry, hot skin.

Eczema, obstinate, nt reactive to any measures, with short “honeymoon”.

Chronic rheumatic pains with dry cough, chronic indigestion, intercostal, incostal neuralgia.

Amenorrhea; from recent viral infection.

Fever in infants, suppressed sweating, with dry bronchitis, moist skin.

Digestive headache in children.

Pain in serious membranes, with dry skin.  


Andrew Chevallier. DK Publishing. (2016). Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (3rd ed.). New York, NY. 172-173.

Michael Moore. Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. (1997). Specific Indication for Herbs in General Use [Pamphlet]. Brisbee, AZ: Author. 9.



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Pleurisy Root

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