Verbascum thapsus L,
Mullein Leaf uses include making Mullein Tea, Mullein Tincture, Mullein capsules and inhaling Mullein leaf smoke has been a popular method of use for hundreds of years. Mullein Extracts can be made simply by steeping it as Tea.
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Mullein has been used as an Herbal remedy since ancient times. Dioscorides, a Greek physician, pharmacologist and botanist first logged Mullein as an agent to heal the lungs nearly 2000 years ago. The herb can be found in use all around the world!
Mullein Chemical Aspects -
Mullein contains a variety of Phytochemicals including glycosides, flavonoids, saponins and terpenoids. The study of the leaves and flowers ( of many other plants as well) concludes plant Phytochemicals contain properties of being analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, spasmolytic, astringent, diuretic, emollient, expectorant and vulnerary.
Common uses -
As well as being a fantastic herbal product, Mullein is used in a variety of other applications. Mullein stalks can be used in all natural, organic Candle making. An all natural dye can be made from the leaves and flowers. Before modern times, the fluffy powdered leaf of Mullein was used as an insulator in shoes, gloves, blankets and bedding material. Mullein is a bright fluffy green (when dried and ground the correct way) and is an excellent choice for many craft applications such as artificial grass, textured coverings, Christmas crafts, such as mangers, barn rooftops and wreaths. Lastly, in an emergency situation, Mullein is edible, full of nutrients and can be used as a survival food.
Plant Identification -
Mullein is easily identified in the wild. In it's first year the plant emerges in its Rosette form with nearly velvet like leaves. In the second year the plant emerges as a single stalk ranging anywhere from two to seven feet tall with a large terminal cluster of small yellow flowers. The plant can be found growing in disturbed soils, fields, roadsides and waste places.
The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.
As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.