mullein


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Related to mullein: lobelia, coltsfoot

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

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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There were climbing ropes and vines to get to different areas of the house, soft velvety couches or chairs made from mullein leaves, dried flowers and hickory nut shells, indoor and outdoor showers.
Many of these introduced plants have become weeds, including St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), plantain (Plantago lanceolata), white horehound (Marrubium vulgare), mullein (Verbascum thapsus), chickweed (Stellaria media), nettle (Urtica dioica), shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris), dandelion (Taraxacum officinalis) and yellow dock (Rumex crispus) (Lamp 1983).
On a bright October day, the glade was colorfully spotted with wildflowers--goldenrod, morning glory and mullein.
Jamie Poulton's Sweetheart is a likeable stayer and can complete a hat-trick in Folkestone's Bernie Mill Birthday Celebration Handicap, while the Ralph Beckett-trained Mullein should make the most of a drop in class in the EBF Fillies' Conditions Stakes at Newmarket.
Try elder flowers and a cough syrup of elder berries, or try an equal parts blend of mullein flower, coltsfoot, comfrey leaf and horehound.
Maybe the great mullein and the common rockrose will grow back.
Both marshmallow root and mullen - also called mullein - have similar action.
To accomplish this, he plants mullein and Queen Anne's lace with large, droopy leaves to provide shade for beneficial insects.
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Usually they would have pretended that the tall straight mullein stalks were soldiers that the king and princess were reviewing.
They hate lavender, mullein, rock rose and lamb's ear.