Mullein is a plant found in Asia and the Mediterranean world. Also known as the velvet plant because of its feel, mullein has been used in folk medicine for many purposes. There are fifteen benefits associated with this herb. First, mullein fights infections by activating white blood cells. Second, mullein helps in respiratory problems. It can be smoked for lung problems and used as a tea for sore throats. Its expectorant quality helps in treating coughs. Third, it can be used to treat skin rashes as it makes skin less sensitive. Fourth, as a diuretic it treats kidney problems. Fifth, as a tea it can be used to calm the nerves. Sixth, it has anti-inflammatory qualities for treating joint pain. Seventh, it can be used to treat insomnia. Eighth, it can be used to treat ear infections. Ninth, mullein oils or tea can be used to treat wounds. Tenth, rubbing oils onto affected areas can relieve pains associated with arthritis, gout, or muscle aches. Eleventh, mullein can help digestive issues, as it is a laxative as well as a killer of germs. Twelfth, it is a skin moisturizer. It is also good as a skin blush. As an anti-fungal agent, it fights dandruff. Finally, mullein has minerals and oils, making it a good hair conditioner.
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- 1As a tea mullein can ease bladder infection and kidney problems.
- 2The use of mullein is known to activate the white blood cells of the body.
- 3Mullein is especially effective against respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis, cold, cough and flu.