Assists in loosening mucus and moving it out of the body. It is valuable for all lung problems because it nourishes as well as strengthens. Has a calming effect on all inflamed and irritated nerves. This is why it works so well in controlling coughs, cramps and spasms. Mullein is high in iron, magnesium, potassium and sulphur. It contains vitamins A, D and B-complex.
The leaves, flowers and root of the mullein plant has been used for centuries as a respiratory remedy. Ancient and modern herbalists recommend mullein for coughs, colds, sore throat, diarrhea, hemorrhoids and urinary tract infections. Mullein's tannins may account for its use in treating diarrhea.
Verbascum thapsus It has a profound tonic action on the mucous membranes of the respiratory system. Used primarily for treating upper respiratory disorders such as Bronchitis. It is known to soothe inflamed tissue and reduce inflammation of the trachea.
The Mulleins (Verbascum) are a genus of about 250 species of flowering plants in the figwort family (Scrophulariaceae). They are native to Europe and Asia, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean region.
A plant that has astringent, expectorant, antiviral, demulcent and emollient properties. Its actions on the lungs are demulcent and emollient. It is also used in infused oils for massage oil applied to aching muscles.