Health Benefits Of Elecampane

Author: Carla Fiscina
October 23, 2011

health benefits of elecampaneElecampane (Inula helenium) is one of the medicinal plants known for its numerous therapeutic effects and health benefits. This herb has a variety of common names like elfdock, yellow starwort, scabwort, horseheal, marchalan, velvet dock and others. It can also be called ‘wild sunflower’ and its tall yellow flowers do resemble tall sunflowers we all know so well.  Elecampane can be found throughout the regions with temperate climate, from the UK to the Himalayas and further to North America. It grows widely on the roadsides, fields and meadows. Besides, those who value health benefits of elecampane cultivate this medicinal herb to use for preparing elecampane tea and other herbal preparations. Read the rest of this entry »