Tea News — Mullein Leaves
Posted by Martin Birkhead on
The mullein plant has been around for thousands of years. The plant is found in many parts of the world, and has more than 200 species. The most popular type commercially used is common mullein (Verbascum thapsus). The leaves are harvested near the bottom of the plant and used either fresh or dried to make various products. Uses For centuries, mullein flowers and leaves were used on animals and people for a variety of issues, including: cough congestion bronchitis asthma constipation pain inflammation migraine sleep gout By the late 1800s, mullein became a popular treatment for people with tuberculosis in Europe,...
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