Element Associations: Water
Planetary Associations: Venus
Astrological Associations: Gemini
Chakra Associations: Throat
Magical Properties: Spring/Sun Rituals, Love, Tranquility, Money, Divination, Healing
Healing Properties: Cough suppressant, Reduce swelling and fever, Treatment for Sores, Eczema, and Insect Bites, Diuretic
Coltsfoot can be used in herbal smokes and may help ease nicotine addiction. Can be smoked by those with asthma, bronchitis, and other lung conditions that have a wet cough. Make into a tea or syrup for a cough remedy (no more than 3 cups a day). Use as Coltsfoot tea as a cold compress applied to swollen areas or the forehead for fevers. Can be made into a poultice to help with eczema, sores, and itchy insect bites. Burn as an incense for divination and healing.
** Do not use consume heavy amounts of Coltsfoot in any form, as it contains alkaloids that can cause liver disease. Everything in moderation. Do not use when pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive, and do not give to children. Do not combine with blood pressure medication. If you have a history of liver problems or alcohol addiction, do not take Coltsfoot. If you have an allergy to Ragweed you may have an allergy to Coltsfoot. Do not combine with Acetominophen or Comfrey. If you experience nausea when using Coltsfoot, discontinue use immediately. Always consult a physician before using herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medication(s).
**Always consult a physician before using herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medication(s). These herbs, resins, roots, flowers, and powders are meant to be used for spell and ritual work.