The root of this plant made into a syrup is good for cough and should be added to cough syrups that are used in chronic coughs. It is better suited in chronic complaints than in the acute coughs. It is of good service in the treatment of all gastric, alvine and pulmonary mucous membranes and is of much use in catarrhal conditions of the bronchi, and catarrhal dyspepsia. Dose of the tincture from 15 to 60 drops.