Benefits of Mullein Leaf
Other Names Used: Verbascum thapsus, Great Mullein, Velvet Plant, White Mullein, Bullock’s Lungwort, Shepherd’s Club, Hare’s Beard, Cow’s Lungwort
Mullein boasts an illustrious history as a favored herbal remedy and, consequently, has found use in various disorders. Its traditional uses generally have focused on the management of respiratory disorders where it was used to treat asthma, coughs, tuberculosis, and related respiratory problems. However, in its various forms, the plant has been used to treat hemorrhoids, burns, bruises, and gout. Preparations of the plant have been ingested, applied topically, and smoked. The yellow flowers once were used as a source of yellow hair dye. In Appalachia, the plant has been used to treat colds and the boiled root administered for croup. Leaves were applied topically to soften and protect the skin. Oil derived from the flowers has been used to soothe earaches.
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