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Is inula helenium vegan?

Inula helenium is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is inula helenium?

Inula Helenium, also known as elecampane, is a flowering plant that belongs to the sunflower family. This herbaceous perennial plant is native to Europe and Asia, and has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Its root contains numerous bioactive compounds, including inulin, essential oils, and sesquiterpene lactones, which give it anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and digestive properties. Elecampane is often used as a natural remedy for respiratory ailments, such as coughs, asthma, and bronchitis. It is also used as a flavoring agent in liqueurs and bitters, and as an ingredient in natural cosmetics and skincare products.

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