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Verbascum Thapsus Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

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General Name
Verbascum Thapsus
English Name
Great Mullein
Botanical Name
Verbascum Thapsus
Homeopathic Name
Verbascum Thapsus   -   Mother Tincture

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Verbascum Thapsus Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Verbascum Thapsus

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Verbascum Thapsus

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Taste of
Verbascum Thapsus


Parts Used

Leaves, Flowers, Roots

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Verbascum Thapsus

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding.
High doses may cause Stomach Ache.
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Verbascum Thapsus is a plant.
It may be biennial, perennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Internal Bleeding, Skin Problems.

Verbascum Thapsus is a small plant with yellow colored flowers is used in a variety of Disorders. It has a great effect on Lungs and cures disorders associated with Lungs. Verbascum Thapsus has a nutrient known as saponins, that expels excess of mucus from the Lungs. It clears the Lungs passages and reduces the Lungs congestion.
Verbascum Thapsus is used to treat Asthma, TB, Lungs Congestion and Pneumonia.
Burns the dried leaves of Verbascum Thapsus, inhale the smoke, it will give relief from Nasal Congestion.


Materia Medica for Verbascum Thapsus

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Verbascum Thapsus for Snake Bite

Prepare infusion of Verbascum Thapsus leaves. Give it to the Victim.

Verbascum Thapsus for Fever

Prepare decoction of Verbascum Thapsus roots. Take 3 cups a day.

Verbascum Thapsus for Deafness

Put 2 drops of Verbascum Thapsus Oil in ears.

Verbascum Thapsus for Anemia

Prepare a decoction of Verbascum Thapsus leaves. Have it, once a day.

Verbascum Thapsus for Bed Wetting

Have Verbascum Thapsus tincture.
OR : Have Mullein extract.

Verbascum Thapsus for Breast Cancer

Take three tablespoon of Mullein and one tablespoon of Lobelia. Use it as a fomentation. Change the fomentation every day. Repeat this for one month.

Verbascum Thapsus General

Verbascum Thapsus is associated to the Scrophulariaceae family. It is found in Asia, Africa and Europe.
The Leaves, Flower and root are packed with essential Minerals, Vitamins and Proteins which improve the overall health.
Verbascum Thapsus is a good herbal remedy for Respiratory Ailments. It has been used in treating Tuberculosis from ancient times. The Antiinflammatory property eases the irritated membranes of the Lungs.
The tea is beneficial in treating Cold, Cough, Bronchitis, Flu, Asthma and Chills. It is an effective way of treating throat problems like Sore Throat and Tonsillitis.
It is used tropically in curing Skin problems like Acne, Eczema, Burns and Bruises. The antiseptic property heals the wounds and reduces the risk of infection. It is beneficial in treating Skin Ulcers and Frostbite.
It is a good Immunity boosting herb. It increases the ability of the body in fighting viruses and germs. The antibacterial and antiviral properties are beneficial in treating issues like Measles, Mumps and Chicken Pox.
The Analgesic action of Verbascum Thapsus provides relief from Body Pain.
Verbascum Thapsus is sedative in nature and provides a relaxing effect. It is useful in treating Insomnia and Anxiety. It lowers the levels of Cortisol, this is useful in promoting sleep.
Verbascum Thapsus Oil is effective in treating Ear Problems. It reduces pain due to ear infections and swelling. It helps in fighting the bacteria which causes Infection.
It has a cooling effect and is useful in lowering the Body temperature. It is a good herbal remedy in countering Fever.
The Antiinflammatory action soothes the Pain associated with Joints and Muscles. It reduces Swelling and Inflammation. It is a Nerve Tonic which relaxes the Nerves and the Muscles.
It provides relief in Painful Menses. It reduces the Pain and improves the blood flow. The antispasmodic action is beneficial in reducing the body cramps.
It is a good tonic for the Stomach. It tones the digestive tract and enhances the digestion. The laxative property makes it a good treatment for Constipation. It is beneficial in treating Diarrhea. In getting rid of Intestinal worms and other gastrointestinal issues, Mullein is the solution.
It is a diuretic herb which prevents the water retention and increases the production of urine. It tones the bladder and is an effective remedy against Bladder Infection.
The Analgesic property cures the severe pain due to Sinus and Headache.
Cradle Cap is a common problem in newborn babies. Mullein Oil is beneficial in getting rid of Cradle Cap.
The high amount of Vitamin B controls the hunger pangs. It keep you full for long and cures the problem of unnecessary eating. It fights Obesity.
It conditions the rough and harsh hair and reduces the complaint of Split Ends. It resolves the problem of Dandruff and Scalp irritation.

Keywords: Anxiety, Migraine, Pain, TB, Cold, Whooping Cough, Flu, Bronchitis, Tonsillitis, Sore Throat, Throat Infections, Muscles Pain, Joint Pain, Gout, Constipation, Diarrhea, Bladder Infections, Gastrointestinal Problems, Painful Menses, Cradle Cap, Itchy Scalp, Piles, Cuts, Wounds, Skin Problems, Water Retention, Measles, Mumps, Chicken Pox, Earache, Skin Ulcers, Bruises and Frostbite.

Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Verbascum Thapsus is to Tincture it.
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Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powdered root or leaves in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for l0 minutes. Drink three times a day.
The leaf may be chewed as such.

Verbascum Thapsus for Lung Disorders

Verbascum Thapsus contains saponins which act as an expectorant. It clears excess of Phlegm from the Lungs.
Make a tea of Fresh Leaves of Flowers. It will act as an expectorant and will clears the Lungs.
Smoking steam of tea will help in Nasal congestion.
Burn dried leaves and inhale the Smoke to get rid of nasal and lung congestion
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Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 1

Take Verbascum Thapsus, White Horehound, Coughwort and Lobelia.
Prepare a decoction. Take two or three times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Cough 2

Take Verbascum Thapsus, Elder and Red Clover.
Prepare a decoction. Take two or three times a day.
Or have in the form of powder.

Herbal Treatment For Asthma 4

Take Verbascum Thapsus and Grindelia.
Prepare decoction. Drink 2-3 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Arthritis 15

Take One part Cayenne ( Lal Mirch ), 3 part Lobelia ( Narasam ), 6 part Verbascum Thapsus and 9 part Slippery Elm bark. Put 6 tablespoons of this mixture in boiling water and make a thick paste. Coat the paste on a soft cloth and apply on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Respiratory Diseases 2

Mix equal quantities of powdered Ephedra ( Amsania in India ), Comfrey, Verbascum Thapsus, Cherry, Licorice ( Mulethi in India ), Ginger ( Adrak in India ), Cinnamon ( Dalchini in India ), Inula Helenium ( Pushkaraula in India ) and Wild Ginger ( Jangli Adrak in India ).
Take 2-3 tablespoons throughout the day with warm water.
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