pleurisy is a plant. the root is used as medication, no matter severe safety worries, pleurisy root is used for coughs, swelling of the liner of the lungs (pleurisy), swelling of the air sacs within the lungs (pneumonitis), swelling of the airways (bronchitis), influenza, and swine flu. it's also used to treat issues of the uterus, muscle spasms, and pain; to loosen mucus so it can be coughed up; and to sell sweating.
other names is pleurisy root known by:
asclépiade, asclépiade pleurétique, asclépiade bathtubéreuse, asclepias tuberosa, butterfly weed, canada root, flux root, orange milkweed, orange swallow wort, pleurisy, racine du canada, racine colique, racine de flux, racine de tubercule, swallow wort, tuber root, vencetósigo, white root, wind root.
inadequate evidence to price effectiveness for:
lung infection (pleurisy and pneumonitis).
issues of the uterus.