Elecampane (Inula Helenium)

Elecampane, also known as Inula helenium, horse-heal or elfdock is a smaller member of the sunflower family. It possesses antifungal, relaxant and antibacterial properties. It is commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine as a remedy for cough and skin diseases. It clears the lungs and promotes the longevity of lung tissue. In cosmetics, Elecampane is used for rejuvenation and heals skin eruptions.