Aaron’s Rod – Verbascum thapsus (great mullein or common mullein) – Beyond Wilden Marsh and Hoo Wood – Vermont – Part 11.

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Aaron’s Rod – Verbascum thapsus (great mullein or common mullein).

Aaron’s Rod – Verbascum thapsus (great mullein or common mullein) is widely used for herbal remedies with emollient and astringent properties. It is known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour, antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, expectorant, and analgesic properties. It is especially recommended for coughs and related problems, but also used in topical applications against a variety of skin problems. The plant was also used to make dyes and torches.

2 Comments on “Aaron’s Rod – Verbascum thapsus (great mullein or common mullein) – Beyond Wilden Marsh and Hoo Wood – Vermont – Part 11.

  1. I have to say Mike, you are an absolute mine of invaluable information! 🙂 I look forward to your daily blog and learn something almost every time. Keep em coming and Thanks 🙂

    Mark

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