Tussilago farfara


Tussilago farfara flowers

Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara

Tussilago farfara flower


Traditional uses

Coltsfoot has been used in herbal medicine and has been consumed as a food product with some confectionery products, such as Coltsfoot Rock.

Tussilago farfara leaves have been used in the traditional Austrian medicine internally (as tea or syrup) or externally (directly applied) for treatment of disorders of the respiratory tract, skin, locomotor system, viral infections, flu, colds, fever.

Tussilago farfara flower


Common name:- Coltsfoot.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Tribe:     Senecioneae
Genus:     Tussilago
Species:     T. farfara
Binomial name
Tussilago farfara