Anti-spasmodic, diaphoretic, expectorant, sudorific, pectoral, stimulant
Skunk Cabbage may be used for the treatment of tense or spasmodic condition in the lungs. Relaxes and eases irritable coughs. It may be used in asthma, bronchitis and whooping cough. As a diaphoretic it aids the body during fevers.
Jethro Kloss suggests the following applications for this herb: tuberculosis, chronic catarrh, all bronchial and lung infections, whooping cough, spasmodic asthma, hay fever, pleurisy, chronic rheumatism, nervous troubles, dysentery, spasms, convulsions, dropsy, hysteria, epilepsy, and to relieve pain of external
tumors and sores when applied as an ointment.
Combinations : For the treatment of asthmatic conditions it may be used with Grindelia, Pill-bearing Spurge and Lobelia.