Mullein is a plant and the flower is used to create medicine that can be used for sore throat, cough, whooping cough, allergies, tuberculosis, fever, bronchitis, pneumonia, hoarseness, earaches, colds, chills, flue and swine flu, and tonsillitis.
Additional uses consist of diarrhea, asthma, colic, migraines, gastrointestinal-bleeding, gout and joint pain. Mullein is also utilized as a sedative as well as a diuretic. The chemicals in Mullein are said to possibly battle influenza and herpes viruses and several bacteria causing respiratory infections.
Herb Pharm produces Mullein Extract comprised of fresh flower and un-dried leaves of Verbascum Olympicum and Thapsus plants. They do so in a 50:50 ratio using Certified Organically Grown without use of any chemical fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides.
Herb Pharm provides Mullein 4 oz bottles containing fresh herb / menstrum at a 1:2 ratio. The official ingredients are as follows:
- Certified organic grain alcohol
- Distilled water
- Vegetable Glycerin
- Mullein Extractives
Possible uses include; apply to bruises, wounds, burns, frostbite and hemorrhoids. Suggested to be taken by mouth for elements such as; asthma, diarrhea, colds, earaches, gout, flu, migraines, croup, tuberculosis, cough, inflammation, sore throats and bronchitis as well as other conditions.
Mullein is said to provide a decongestant and expectorant property that may be of use for conditions linked to the respiratory tract. In relation to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Mullein potentially can be useful as an herbal therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, there is no scientific proof to authenticate Mullein's effectiveness treating any certain condition.
Mullein appears to have no negative affect with other herbs, foods or any drugs. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, medical professionals agree thatMullein can be safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding but, as with any drug, please ask your health care provider first.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or preve nt any disease.