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Verbascum Thapsus

100 seeds


A plant with a long history of medicinal use, Common Mullein has pretty yellow flowers atop up to 10 foot tall spikes! Quite impressive!

Mullein is a biennial, producing small plants with beneficial leaves the first year. The second year, they shoot up and this is when the flower spikes appear, the flowers are also medicinal.


Common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) has a history of use in traditional herbal medicine, and various parts of the plant, particularly the leaves and flowers, have been utilized for medicinal purposes. It's important to note that while common mullein has been traditionally used for certain health benefits, scientific research on its efficacy is still ongoing, and not all of its purported uses have been conclusively supported. Here are some traditional medicinal uses associated with common mullein:


Respiratory Support:Mullein has been used historically to address respiratory issues. Tea made from the leaves is believed by some to have expectorant properties, helping to loosen mucus and soothe respiratory discomfort. It is often used for conditions such as coughs, bronchitis, and asthma.


Anti-Inflammatory Effects:Common mullein contains compounds that are believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. This has led to its use in traditional medicine for conditions involving inflammation, such as joint pain or skin irritation.


Earache Relief:Mullein oil, made by infusing the flowers in oil, has been used topically to address earaches. It is sometimes applied as ear drops to alleviate pain and inflammation.


Antioxidant Properties:Mullein contains antioxidants, which can help neutralize free radicals in the body. Antioxidants play a role in protecting cells from damage.


Mild Sedative Effects:Some herbalists suggest that mullein may have mild sedative effects, promoting relaxation and potentially aiding in sleep.


Wound Healing:The leaves of common mullein have been used topically to promote wound healing. They are sometimes applied as poultices or infused in oils for this purpose.


Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Viral Properties:While research is ongoing, some studies suggest that common mullein may have antibacterial and antiviral properties, potentially contributing to its traditional use for infectious conditions.

Cannot ship to CO, MT, HI or NE

Biennial zones 3-9

This is for 100 seeds

Organic Mullein Seeds, Common Mullein


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