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Mullein leaf is a highly regarded, safe lung tonic of particular use for respiratory ailments, such as asthma, laryngitis, chronic bronchitis, and dry coughs. The leaves have an expectorant and soothing effect on the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. Mullein is one herb recommended for children and adults to add to nearly all respiratory formulas. It can be considered to have a general tonic effect on the lungs. It is pleasant-tasting and not harsh, so the herb can be used as desired. The oil, made by infusing mullein flowers in olive oil, is beneficial for earache and inflammation. Two to five drops are placed in the ear several times daily. Mullein is also cleansing to the lymphatic system and is helpful for relieving skin problems, such as psoriasis.


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