Common Colts foot. British Herb Tobacco. (Waste, sandy, clayey banks.) N.O. Compositae. Tincture of fresh plant.
"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).
has also a popular reputation in gonorrhoea.