Information on Pleurisy

DescriptionPleurisy is an inflammation of the protective sack that surrounds the lungs, the pleura. It is always associated with an infection or inflammation of the lung or other local tissues.
Treatment PlanTreatment includes cool antibacterial herbs, immune stimulants, heat-clearing herbs for the lungs and chest cavity, and warm-natured herbs that promote circulation and healing to the chest after the acute stage of infection is over.

Herbal Remedies for Pleurisy

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Pleurisy Rootexpectoranttea, tincture
Yerba Santaantitussive, expectoranttea, tincture
Golden Sealcooling, antibacterialtincture, capsule, tablet
Wild Cherryantitussivetea, syrup