Mullein (Verbascum olypicum and V. thaspus)

Common Name: 
Mullein
Functions and Usage: 
  • Demulcent to respitory tract, for coughs, sore throats, and bronchial catarrh
  • Astringent
  • Mild sedative
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Diuretic
  • Anti-viral against herpes and influenza viruses
  • Antibacterial
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Dosage and Preparation Notes: 
  • Tea
  • Ticnture
  • Herbal oil
  • Poultice
  • Smoking
Contraindications: 
There are currently no contraindications listed.
Notes: 

The leaves of the plant contain tiny hairs that may irritate the skin.