In Europe and Asia the power of driving away evil spirits was ascribed to Mullein
. An old superstition existed that witches used lamps and candles that had mullein wicks, which gives the plant another of its names, “Hags Taper"
In India, Mulien
it has the reputation among the natives as a sure safeguard against evil spirits and magic, and from the ancient classics we learn that it was this plant which Ulysses took to protect himself against the wiles of Circe.
is believed to have a plethora of uses ranging from its most common use as a cough suppresant for colds, emphysema, asthma, hay fever, and whooping cough to a remedy for bruises, insect bites, hemorrhoids and earache. A poultice was sometimes made from the leaves or flowers as a treatment for burns and boils. The leaves were once smoked as a remedy for asthma, bronchitis and other inflammatory disorders. Mullein
is also believed to hold anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties.
The whole plant is said to possess sedative and narcotic properties.
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