Mullein | Verbascum thapsus

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Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

Mullein herb (Verbascum thapsus)

Verbascum thapsus

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Verbascum Thapsus

Common names: Mullein, Aaron's Rod

Family: Schrophulariaceae

Parts used: Flowers, leaves and stems.

Habitat: Grows on sand or chalky soil, native to central and southern Europe.

Constituents: Mucilage, Flavonoids, Volatile Oil, Saponins, Iridoid glycosides, Lignans. 

Actions: Expectorant, Demulcent, Diuretic, Emollient and Vulnerary (externally)

Traditional and current uses:

• Traditionally used for respiratory tract ailments, acts as a mucuous membrane tonic

• Coughs 

• Common Colds

• Respiratory Catarrh


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