Elecampane Tea & making Elecampane Extract are the most common uses for this wild root. Elecampane Essential Oil can be made from the root or Root Powder and can also be made into tincture, extract and salve. If one doesn't prefer tea or extracts, the powdered Elecampane Root can be used to make capsules or pills.
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The use of this large plant as an herbal remedy dates back at least to the 5th Century where it was used for spice, incense and medicine. Elecampane Root is still used today for many of the same purposes as thousands of years ago!
For herbal use, the root is used from plants two to three years old. Older plants are usually not used as the roots become overly dense and woody. The compounds in the root are considered Diuretic, diaphoretic, expectorant, alterative, antiseptic, and astringent.
Elecampane Root has been used to obtain a blue dye, sometimes using berries as an admixture plant to obtain just the right color.
The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.
As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.