Common Name: Pleurisy Root
Other Common Names:
Asclepiade Tubereux, Butterfly
Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Butterfly-weed, Knollige Schwalbenwurz, Knollige
Seidenpflanze, Knollseidenwurzel, Knolzijdewortel, Milkweed, Butterfly, Pleurisy
Root, Pleurisy-root, Pleurisyroot, Tuberous Swallowwort, Yanagi-Towata
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 25
Notes: Roots helps lungs as a expectorant and anti-inflammatory, Also helps on pleurisy.
ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA (Butterfly Weed) Bright orange-red flowers are worthy of attention as an ornamental. Roots act specifically on the lungs as an expectorant and anti-inflammatory. Valuable for all chest complaints, including pleurisy.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.