verbascum thapsus


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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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On the 7th day of experiment in treatment group with Verbascum Thapsus extract, wound surface was covered by crut including blood clot with fibrin, inflammatory cells and necrotic tissue debris.
On 14th day of experiment, in treatment group with Verbascum thapsus extract, wound space was filled by cells and vessel rich young granulation tissues with hyperemia and minor bleeding.
Treatment of the wound with herbal extract of Verbascum thapsus was associated with enhanced formation of epidermis and deposition of connective tissue when compared to control group animals.
The flower of Verbascum thapsus has been traditionally used as cicatrizant in the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park (Italian Apennines) [7].
The Verbascum thapsus is a rich source of flavonoids, iridoids, saponins and polysaccharides [12,9,24] (Fig 5).
Predictions of fate from rosette size in four 'biennial' plant species: Verbascum thapsus, Oenothera biennis, Daucus carota, and Tragopogon dubius.