Herbal Medicine - Mullein
The last few decades have seen the rise of herbal medicine, which are filling up the gaps left by allopathic medications, and curing people from within. Mullein is an herb that belongs to any of the Verbascum genus plant family, and comprises of flowers of purple, white or yellow color and leaves with a woolly texture. It has been traditionally used as a cure for bronchitis and other respiratory tract disorders. It functions like an expectorant, and can help in the expulsion of mucus. The intake of the herb, in the form of tea or in any other way, can help loosen secretions from the bronchial tract and can make it easier for the body to remove mucus.
How it Helps Prevent / Treat Viral Infections?
You can just prepare great mullein tea herbal medicine and sniff it. Allow the vapor to pass through the nostrils and get out of the mouth. Carry this out 2 times each day, once in the morning and then again in the evening. Also snort great mullein blossom in powdered form, which can help cure polyps as well as rashes and scrofula.
Home remedies made of mullein blossoms, in the form of liquid extract, decoction and infusion, have expectorant and emollient properties and can treat:
- Respiratory Infections
- Cold viruses
- Whooping cough
- Inflammation of upper airways
Prepare an infusion of 1 tbsp of mullein herb in one glass of water. Have it 3 times every day like other herbal home remedies. In case you suffer from painful and swollen mucous membrane, barking cough etc, prepare a compound tea with equal amounts of lobelia tops, thyme tops and mullein blossoms. Drink 1 glass of the decoction or infusion 3 times every day.
What are its other Healing Properties?
Its leaves and blossoms can be used to treat and prevent metabolic disorders, as well as deal with liver disorders, gastrointestinal catarrh, cold viruses, spleen disorders, phthisis and bronchial asthma.