During the Civil War, the Confederates turned to Mullein to treat respiratory problems when their conventional medical supplies ran out. Mullein is also used to relieve pain and has numerous uses, but the main one is in the treatment of lung disease, coughs, and hemorrhage of the respiratory organs. It is helpful in chest ailments by clearing the lungs and relieving spasms. The oil of Mullein is useful as a remedy for ear infections and is very effective in relieving swollen joints.
Mullein Leaf (Verbascum Thapsus)
- Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Mullein Leaf can provide relief for: • Allergies (respiratory) • Bleeding (bowels & lungs) • Bronchitis/Coughs/ Sinus Problems • Diarrhea • Ear aches • Glands (swollen) • Hemorrhage • Joints (swollen) • Lung/Respiratory Problems/TB • Pain Relief