Mullein - Full Flower Package 250 g
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Mullein Flower entire IPHYM Verbascum thapsus L. Herbalism / V. densiflorum
The mullein is a medicinal plant with chest and softening properties.
Latin name: Verbascum thapsus
Other Names: Mullein, Grass man, Large chandelier, candle Notre Dame, Bouillon winged wolf tail.
Parts used: flowers
Main properties: Pectoral and calming
The mullein is a great downy plant with yellow flowers have a sweet honey-like odor.
Medicinal properties of mullein
The mullein contains active substances, including aucuboside, which are antimicrobial and analgesic and complement the soothing effect of mucilage in the treatment of chronic bronchitis.
Main indications of mullein
The infusion of mullein is used for cough, tracheitis, sore throat, bronchitis.
- Inflammation of the stomach, intestines
Dosage of mullein
Make a decoction: Boil 30 g of dried flowers and a liter of water for 5 minutes and filter sheets)
or infusion: infuse 50 g of dried flowers and a liter of boiling water for 15 minutes and filter sheets.
Our advice for infusion of mullein:
It is essential to always switch infusion and decoction on a very fine linen or better cotton wool to remove the tiny hairs that cover the entire plant (flowers and leaves) and, without this precaution, irritate the throat.
Botanical description of mullein
The mullein is a biennial plant with a taproot, fibrous and whitish.
Its very high stem, 1 to 2 meters, is right, tapered, simple, very fluffy, it bears large leaves, ovate, crenate, cottony, whitish green.
Flowers, large, yellow, are grouped in a long terminal spike very tight. They are visible from June to September.