Results for: Mullein

In Herbal Medicine

What are medicinal values of woolly mullein?

Mullein - Verbascum thapsus - is used in remedies for coughs, hoarseness, and bronchitis. The leaves are used topically for the treatment of wounds. It can also be used to p ( Full Answer )
In Smoking and Tobacco Use

How is mullein leaf prepared for smoking?

I always clean the herb from all stems and if you like just rub it between fingers and it will fluff up very nice. A bit of water is good for making it smoother (if stored lon ( Full Answer )
In Illegal Drugs

Is mullein illegal to smoke?

No, it's not illegal. It may even be beneficial to your health - but not when smoked.
In Botany or Plant Biology

What are the common names of the mullein plant?

Flannel leaf, beggar's blanket, velvet plant, felt-wort, tinder plant, candlewick plant, witch's candle, Aaron's rod, lady's foxglove , donkey's ears, hag's taper, candlewick ( Full Answer )
In Health

What diseases does mullein treat?

Bronchitis, sore throat, tonsillitis, dry coughs, hoarseness, earache, headache, tuberculosis, boils, carbuncles, skin ulcers, chilblains, and hemorrhoids.
In Agriculture

How is mullein syrup made?

Syrup: Using fresh blossoms and leaves, prepare a strong infusion of mullein. Combine the infusion with a 50/50 mixture of honey and brown sugar. Heat mixture in a glass or en ( Full Answer )
In Chemistry

How is oil extract of mullein prepared?

Oil extract: 1 cup of mullein blossoms in .5 cup of olive oil. Heat slowly for about 3 hours, strain. Cold Extraction: cover flowers in olive oil and set aside in sun to steep ( Full Answer )
In Vitamins and Supplements

What is the recommended dosage of mullein?

Tea: 2 oz finely cut fresh leaf and blossom with 2.5 cups boiling water, steep for 10 minutes, 3 cups daily. Syrup: 1 tsp, 3 times daily or every 2 hours for chronic coughs. A ( Full Answer )