Home / Dried Botanicals / Mullein 50g Mullein 50g£4.28 Mullein has a long history of remedial uses amongst many cultures for coughs, congestion and sore throat. It can also be used to help disinfect wounds. Name: Mullein Latin Name: Verbascum thapsus Other Names: Common Mullein, Great Mullein, Candlewick, Candelaria, Hare’s Beard, Blanket Herb, Aaron’s Rod, Feltwort, Fluffweed, Old Man’s Flannel & Hag’s Taper. 10 in stock Mullein 50g quantity Add to basket Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description Mullein has a long history of remedial uses amongst many cultures for coughs, congestion and sore throat. It can also be used to help disinfect wounds. Description: Name: Mullein Latin Name: Verbascum thapsus Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae Other Names: Common Mullein, Great Mullein, Candlewick, Candelaria, Hare’s Beard, Blanket Herb, Aaron’s Rod, Feltwort, Fluffweed, Old Man’s Flannel & Hag’s Taper. Properties: Demulcent: – (a substance) relieving inflammation or irritation Emollient: – has the quality of softening or soothing the skin Astringent: – encourages skin cells to contract Expectorant: – promotes the secretion of sputum by the air passages Suppressant: – substance which acts to suppress or restrain Antiviral:- kills or prevents the growth of viruses Uses for Mullein: Mullein has traditionally been used for respiratory disorders – asthma, coughs, tuberculosis; The leaves are used to make a bitter tea. The listed antiviral properties have been reported as useful against herpes and influenza (although clinical research is lacking). Two of its common names; Candlewick and Candelaria, come from its traditional use as a means to provide lighting by way of coating the dried stems with animal fat. The hairy coating from the leaves was also collected and used to make lamp wicks before cotton became the more popular choice. Cautions: There are no known cautions for Mullein, however it is recommended that if pregnant or breastfeeding any new herbal product should be avoided. Information provided in the Herbal Apothecary is from the ‘folk herbalist’ tradition and does not pretend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition. Celtic Earth Spirit advises you to consult a medical professional before trying any herbal product. Allergens: Nuts, gluten, celery, milk/dairy and mustard are handled on the site where this product is processed. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the product supplied. Related Products Additional information Weight 60 g Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Mullein 50g” Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a review. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.