Tussilago farfara

Natural History.
      Common Colts foot. British Herb Tobacco. (Waste, sandy, clayey banks.) N.O. Compositae. Tincture of fresh plant.

Clinical.
      Coughs.
      Scrofula.

Characteristics.
      "Tussil. farfara is used to this day in the form of a confection for coughs.
      The leaves are mucilaginous and were much used in scrofulous affections.
      Smoking the dried leaves relieves coughs" (Cooper).
      Tus. far.
      has also a popular reputation in gonorrhoea.