Biennial. Perfect landscaping medicinal. The entire plant is covered with thick down, and the leaf makes a large and perfect rosette. Cultivation directions the same as for V. thapsus. Plant 3 feet apart. Flowers to 6 feet in the second year.
Mullein Silk (Verbascum thapsus)
Also known as great mullein and Aaron's rod
The use of herbal remedies, including the herb mullein (Aaron's rod), classified as Verbascum thapsus, are popular as an alternative to standard Western allopathic medicine for a variety of problems, including chest and sinus problems, including a post-nasal drip and bronchitis.
Verbascum thapsus is an effective remedy for various ailments, and this natural holistic approach to health is becoming more and more popular, but should NOT replace conventional medicine or prescription drugs.
Mullein is used for the following
Verbascum thapsus benefits:
- chest and sinus remedy
- post-nasal drip
- easing congestion and tight chest
- respiratory mucus
- blocked ears
- congested sinuses
- sinus headache
- nervous tension and insomnia
Which part to use for mullein herbal tea
The leaves and flowers are used for making the brew.