The Upper Respiratory System

Actions and herbs for the Upper Respiratory System

Anti-microbial: Allium spp., Echinacea spp., Eucalyptus
spp., Thymus vulgaris, Baptisia tinctoria
, Commiphora mol-mol,
Ligusticum porterii

Anti-catarrhal: Solidago virgaurea, Sambucus nigra,
Hyssopus officinalis, Tussilago farfara, Hydrastis canadensis,
Volatile oils

Astringents: Salvia officinalis, Euphrasia spp.

Diaphoretics: Eupatorium perfoliatum, Tilia europaea





  • Tonics for the Upper Respiratory System

  • The Common Cold (acute coryza)

  • Influenza

  • Hay Fever – Allergic Rhinitis

  • Sinusitis

  • Laryngitis

  • Tonsillitis


  • David L. Hoffmann BSc Hons MNIMH Written by David L. Hoffmann BSc Hons MNIMH

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