Foraging and Using Elecampane

ShareTweetPin776sharesElecampane (Inula helenium) is a perennial herb that grows wild around the world.  It’d been used for generations as a flavoring and condiment, and it’s still used to make absinthe in Europe.  Herbalists know it as a powerful expectorant, and harvest the roots to make herbal cough remedies. I first read about elecampane’s traditional uses in … Continue reading Foraging and Using Elecampane