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Verbascum thapsus fol / Mullein Leaf Cut
£5.01 – £12.05
Verbascum Thapsus, commonly called Great Mullein, Common Mullein, Mullein, Mullein Dock and Aaron’s Rod, is part of the Scrophulariaceae family. Mullein is native to Europe and North Africa and has been introduced in the Americas and Australia.
A hairy biennial plant, Mullein can grow to 2 m tall or more. Its small, yellow flowers are densely grouped on a tall stem, which grows from a large rosette of leaves. Preferring well lit, disturbed soil, it is a common weedy plant that spreads by prolifically producing seeds.
Both the leaves and flowers that are used medicinally.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Anti-Inflammatory – Mullein has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and emollient qualities and is used to help hest ailments including bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, pleurisy and whooping cough.
Demulcent – mullein contains a demulcent, emollient and astringent properties making it useful to help resolve pectoral complaints and bleeding of the lungs and bowels. Poultices of the great mullein plant leaves have shown to help with haemorrhoids problems and said to be very valuable in the aid of diarrhoea due to its combination of demulcent and astringent properties.
Expectorant – Mullein has a long tradition of use to treat coughs and sore throats.
Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.
250gm, 500 g, 500gm, 1000gm