Uses: Respiratory Congestion
Botanical Name: Verbascum densiflorum
Mullein is towering biennial plant with a single stalk up to 6-1/2 feet (2 meters) bearing whorls of leaves and topped with a spike of 5-part yellow flowers. The flowers coat the mouth with a honey-like scent and a sweet taste. The name mullein itself is derived from the Latin word “mollis” which means soft.
Traditionally used as a tea, and is frequently combined with other herbs.
How to prepare a pot:
Add 1-2 tablespoons to a pot of water
Bring to a boil then cover
Lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes
How to prepare a cup:
Add a tea bag to a boiling cup of water
Let steep for 15 minutes
Fill your tea infuser
Add infuser to a boiling cup of water
Let steep for 15 mins
Drink daily or 2-3 times a week.
For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Please consult with your physician if you are pregnant or could be pregnant, taking medications that could have adverse reactions to the herbs or have allergies associated with the tea.