I use Mullein leaf in my teas when my throat start to feel a little irritated and it also helps with releasing mucus that causes dry coughs.Lets talk Mullein.....
What is It?
any of various plants belonging to the genus Verbascum, of the fig-wort family, a tall plant with woolly leaves and a dense spike of yellow flowers.
What are the Health Benefits?
Mullein boasts an illustrious history as a favored herbal remedy and, consequently, has found use in various disorders. Its traditional uses generally have focused on the management of respiratory disorders.
1. Relieves Coughs
2. Relieves Asthma
3. Help lower the symptoms of Pneumonia
4. Relieves Sore Throat
How Do I Use It?
Mullein leaf Tea :Pour 1 cup of boiling water over the dried mullein flowers and leaves. Steep for 10 - 15 minutes. Pour the liquid through a cheesecloth or a coffee filter to strain out the plant's tiny hairs as they may irritate the throat. Mullein leaf tea has a soothing effect on the urinary tract and facilitates urination.
Mullein leaf Skincare: Can be used as a topical cream or ointment to treat skin rashes as it makes skin less sensitive.
Mullein Leaf First Aid: In the case of an emergency , mullein leaf can act as an adhesive bandage to stop the blood flow from minor cuts, and scrapes.
Mullein Leaf Herbal Supplement: Mullein leaf can be condensed down to a powder, and taken as an herbal supplement to help fight off respiratory disorders.