Mullein Leaf 30g
Type: Leaves, flowers and roots
Conditions that can be treated
Urinary tract infections
Recommended dosage and preparation
For an infusion that can help soothe cough and sore throat and that may help treat diarrhea, use I to 2 teaspoons of dried leaves, flowers, or roots per cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 minutes. Drink up to 3 cups a day. Mullein tastes bitter, add sugar, honey, and lemon, or mix it into an herbal beverage blend to improve flavor.
To help treat hemorrhoids, apply a compress made with a strong, cooled infusion.
Side effects and contradictions
Diluted mullein infusions may be given cautiously to children under age 2 to help soothe persistent coughs.
If mullein causes discomfort, stop using it.