Mullein

By | June 12, 2014

Mullein ImageMullein Verbascum densiflorum 
(Spinach Family)

Mullein is an old-time remedy for bronchitis and dry, unproductive coughs.

The leaves and flowers are used to reduce mucous and expel phlegm. Mullein is valued for its ability to loosen mucus and move it out of the body making it a valuable ally for lung problems.

Mullein has also been used to treat lymphatic congestion and as an anti-spasmodic and astringent herb.

A popular remedy for treating respiratory ailments such as asthma, coughs and bronchitis.

This herb is also used to clear congestion, soothe sore throats, and control diarrhea.

It can be used topically to soothe hemorrhoids and treat cuts & scrapes.

The infused oil is used to treat earaches. The oil is warmed and placed in the ear on a peice of cotton.

Leaves are used medicinally in oils, teas and compresses.

CAUTIONS: Seeds are toxic and should be avoided.

Mullein Oil Recipe

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