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mullein:

see figwortfigwort,
common name for some members of the Scrophulariaceae, a family comprising chiefly herbs and small shrubs and distributed widely over all continents. The family includes a few climbing types and some parasitic and saprophytic forms.
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mullein

Non addictive narcotic pain killer. Stalk of velvet-soft fuzzy greygreen leaves with yellow flowers, 5 symmetrical petals. Fuzzy leaves get smaller the higher they are on stem. Yellow-colored 5 petal flowers show up 2nd year crowded around tall 8 ft stalk. Entire plant useable. Helps promote sleep. Has Coumarin, Hesperidin. Antihistamine, antiinflammatory, anticancer, antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, cardiodepressant, estrogenic, fungicide, hypnotic, sedative, pesticide. Oil used as destroyer of germs. Tea used for lungs, bronchitis, asthma, colds, coughs, kidney infections, bleeding of lungs and bowels, diarrhea, gum disease, ulcers, cramps, convulsions, earache, lymph system. Leaves soothe mucus membranes.Anti-viral used for herpes and flu. Anti-tumor. Sedative and slightly narcotic. Do not overuse.
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The past 10 years I have spent at Mullen Group have been very rewarding and fulfilling.
Mullen, 19, also attacked a girl of 10, then tried to headbutt, kick and punch police and threatened to stab an officer.
Ford Mullen, the last surviving member of the University of Oregon's 1938-39 NCAA Championship basketball team, died Thursday in his hometown of Stanwood, Wash.
Mullen posed a threat to public safety and to order that he be held without bail for up to 90 days while awaiting trial.
Mullen was sentenced to serve at least 30 years for the shooting of drug dealer Christopher Hartley on a country lane in West Yorkshire in September.
I did not come here to press Turkey to do more in Afghanistan," Admiral Mullen told a news conference at the U.
Mr MacDonald suggested that Mullen, of South Shields, was upset because his story was unravelling, but the defendant said it was because he was accused of doing something horrendous and his family and girlfriend were sat in the public gallery.
The Saddlers were sunk 2-0 when they visited Elland Road last season and Mullen admitted: "I think we were a little bit fazed last time.
Mullen is a quaint little village set deep in the forests of the Old World and nestled up against high, snow-capped mountains.
Although this steady climb is encouraging news for the sector and trending in the right direction, it is still not where it should be for most properties to cover the cost of capital to the equity providers," Mullen said.
PRINCE William's pal Kevin Mullen burst into tears after he was caught red-handed robbing a family who pinned him down until the police came.