Coltsfoot In Full Frame . Quarter Cut . Coltsfoot Is Listed As Noxious Weed Or I ...
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Description: Coltsfoot in full frame . Quarter cut . Coltsfoot is listed as noxious weed or invasive plant in 46 state of the USA . It looks like a dandelion but belongs to the aster family . In herbal medicine , an infusion of the root is used for consumptive cough . A hard rock confectionery is made from the coltsfoot for cough suppressant . The flower ha been used as a vegetable but pyrrolizidine alkaloids are present in the plant which may cause liver problems . Plant is native to Europe and Asia . The plant is significant for the Gothic and Small Angle Shades , noctuidae moths . The plant is also used as a tobacco alternative . Coltsfoot tea is banned in Germany because of he high toxicity for liver damage and linked to infant death .
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