Rabbit Tobacco / Sweet Everlasting / Cherokee Tobacco. Contains no nicotine & doesn't have to be smoked. Many Medicinal Uses: Migraine, Sinus Trouble, Cough, Asthma, Flu & many more. Some Native Americans believed the smoke held a spiritual or mystic power
Gnaphalium obtusifolium (rabbit tobacco) "...remedy for sore throats, pneumonia, colds, fevers, upset stomach, abdominal cramps, asthma, flu, coughs, rheumatism, leukorrhea, bowel disorders, mouth ulcers, hemorrhage, tumors, and say that it has been used as a mild nerve sedative, a diuretic, and an antispasmodic; it can be smoked as a tobacco substitute."
HOME REMEDIES FOR SINUS CONGESTION - Inhaling Smoke From Turmeric-----> Take a small dried rhizome of turmeric and place it on the burner of your stove to be heated directly. After a few seconds you can see smoke emanating from it and direct the smoke through your nose into your nasal passage. Turmeric smoke is an effective decongestant as has been proved by traditional practices
My Grammie used to so this: Old-Fashioned Mustar Plaster "A mustard plaster will bring nearly immediate relief and warmth to a respiratory system plagued by long lingering coughs, congestion, bronchitis or cold damp pneumonia. It works mainly by increasing circulation and introducing deep heat to congested lungs, thus stimulating the loosening and expectoration of mucus."