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The large, velvety leaves of the mullein plant make a soothing herbal tea. As an ingredient in salves and poultices, they have the same soothing effect on the skin.
Botanical name: Verbascum thapsus L.

Botanical Family: Scrophulariaceae

Common name: Mullein

Synonyms: Common mullein, great mullein, velvet plant, velvet dock, blanket leaf, torch plant

Mullein flowers are a well-known ingredient in herbal ear oils.

Constituents of Note: Saponins, small amount of essential oil, flavonoids, glycosides (acubin), mucilage.

Mullein leaves have a slightly bitter flavor and mucilaginous mouth feel with an indistinct aroma.

Regulatory Status: GRAS (Title 21 182.10 and 182.20) as a spice, natural flavoring and seasoning, and Dietary Supplement.

Mullein Leaf, Cut & Sifted, ORGANIC

  • Brand: Frontier Bulk
    Botanical Name: Verbascum thapsus L.
    Directions: To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
    Origin: Eastern Europe
    Organic: Organic
    Size: 16 oz
    Package: Foil Bag
    Introduction Date: 2000-08-01
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size 1tsp (1.2g)
    Servings about 383
    Amount per% Daily
    Total Carbohydrate 1g<1%*
    Mullein, cut(leaf) 1.2g**
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    ** Daily Value notestablished.

    Common Name: Mullein Leaf
    Plant Part: Leaf
    Cut: Cut & Sifted
    Bar Code: 0-89836-02756-6
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