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Ingredient Type: Botanical

Also Known As: Verbascum thapsus, Aaron’s-rod, Big taper, Common mullein, Common mullen, Feltwort, Flannel mullein, Flannel plant, Great mullein, Velvet dock, Velvet mullen, Velvet plant, Woolly mullein

Mullein is a flowering plant native to Europe and Asia.  It has been used in traditional herbal medicine for centuries, primarily for respiratory concerns.

Mullein is used in health supplements today to promote a healthy respiratory system.


In the meantime see the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for mullein, this European Medicines Agency monograph on Verbascum thapsus, the WebMD entry for mullein, or the entry for mullein for more information.