Flashcards in Respiratory Herbs Deck (16)
Anti-tussive, anti-spasm (but can cause labor so avoid in pregnancy). Use for URIs.
No high doses, long-term use or use with cardiac glycosides
Expectorant. Good for wet cough.
Alpha-agonist, bronchodilator, anti-jussive, anti-allergies.
Use in allergies, asthma, and for weight loss.
Acts like adderall with similar side effects. Don't combine with alpha or beta blockers or agonists. Don't use in anyone with HTN, MI, stroke risk, hyperthyroidism, DM, BPH, glaucoma, anorexia, pregnancy, long-term use, steroids, TCAs
Anti-spasm, anti-microbial and expectorant.
Can use topically or internally/inhaled for URIs, aches and pains. Bug repellant.
Eucalyptus branches hang LOW to the ground: don't use in anyone with anything LOW; low BP, low blood sugar, low kidney function.
ASTER. Anti-spasm. Flu, URI.
ASTER. Respiratory stimulant, but beta-blocking action.
Asthma, COPD, URI, cardiac cough.
Can cause selenium overdose if grown in selenium-rich soil.
Elecampagne. ASTER. Antimicrobial and anti-helminth. Mucilage.
URI, asthma. No use in pregnancy.
Acts like nicotine! CNS stimulation then respiratory depression.
Use in coughs asthma, URI.
Side effects including vomiting, tachycardia, respiratory depression and death.
Can bring on labor when put on cervical os. Don't use in people with heart disease or DRY COUGH.
Expectorant and astringent.
Coughs and hemorrhoids. Topical or internal. Gentle and safe.
Expectorant, sedative and anti-spasm.
For spasmodic coughs. Bronchitis, pertussis.
Large dose is toxic, avoid in pregnancy
Which respiratory herbs are asters?
Scutellaria baicalensis (don't mix w other scutellaria)
Anti-allergenic. AI, antimicrobial.
Hepatotoxicity, don't mix w drugs
Expectorant, anti-spasm. Antimicrobial.
Cough, infections and slow digestion.
Too much of the EO can burn you, don't use in pregnancy
Anti-cough. Gentle and safe
Anti-cough, demulcent. Soothing. Coughs and asthma.
PAs mean its hepatotoxic, avoid w liver dz