All our herbals, spices and roots come in packages of 1/2 -2 oz for our customers convenience. Who wants to spend money on 1/2 lb. bags when you won’t use it all in a 3-6 month period? We cater to the occasional user who needs only small portions, and we carry a very wide variety of dried herbs. Coltsfoot has been taken for thousands of years as a cough suppressant. At one time it was smoked to ease breathing. Coltsfoot is a popular remedy for respiratory problems throughout Europe. Expectorant/Demulcent Coltsfoot is used to treat respiratory problems such as coughing and asthma. Coltsfoot can be used to relieve asthma. While it is very effective in relieving asthma, the effect is short-lived. Coltsfoot can be used to suppress coughs and reduce chest congestion. It relieves wheezing as well.