Great Mullein is a member of the figwort family and is noted for its velvety leaves, it is often called Velvet Dock or Velvet Plant. This gentle herb is mild and pleasant tasting and is very high in mucilage and because of this, it is traditionally used to make throat lozenges and syrups for coughs and colds. Mullein is often prepared as a soothing leaf tea, herbal ear drop, skin care formula or as a tincture. Mullein has a lengthy medicinal history for being a therapeutic astringent and emollient and being used to help in lung-related ailments.
Dried Leaf & Flower / Cut & Sifted
Culinary & Medicinal Herb
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Specific: Small hairs on mullein leaf may cause mechanical irritation in the mouth and throat if not filtered out of extracts prior to consumption.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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