Primrose Flower Whole
Botanical Name: Primula veris
Cowslip is a plant. The flower and root are used to make medicine.
Cowslip flower is used for swollen nose and throat, cough, bronchitis, trouble sleeping (insomnia), headache, hysteria, nerve pain (neuralgia), and tremors. It is also used to increase urine production, to reduce muscle spasms, as a “heart tonic” for sensations of dizziness and “weak heart,” and to treat heart failure, whooping cough, asthma, gout, and nervous system complaints.
In combination with gentian root, European elder flower, verbena, and sorrel, cowslip is used for maintaining healthy sinuses and treating swollen and painful sinuses (sinusitis).
Cowslip contains chemicals that might thin and loosen mucus.
• Inflammed nasal passages
• Fluid retention