Lobelia herb is an herb tea that is called Indian Tobacco. It has many health benefits including relaxing and dilating the bronchioles thus helping a person breathe easier. Lobelia works well for such things as asthma, bronchitis, coughs, and pneumonia. With asthma it works by helping the adrenals release more of the hormone epinephrine thus relaxing the airways. Also helps with spastic colon and spastic muscle conditions. Not to be used for more than 10 days.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist