Elecampane demonstrates the exact complicated and complete manner in which herbs act. Mucilage (Mucilage is the substance which protects the mucus membranes of many systems of the human organism from irritations and inflammations which are likely to trouble them) has a relaxing effect, accompanied by the stimulative action of essential oils. Elecampane is a special curative against irritative bronchial cough, especially for children, and can be used in cases of intense nasal catarrh, like in bronchitis and emphysema. Expectoration is accompanied by a soothing effect which, for this specific herb, is combined with antibacterial action. Moreover, it can be used for cases of asthma and bronchial asthma and lastly, the bitter element it contains, stimulates digestion and appetite.