Species Detail

Verbascum thapsus L.
Common mullein


Scientific Name:  
Verbascum thapsus L.
Common Name:  
Common mullein
Myaamia Name:  
No Myaamia Name
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Verbascum thapsus L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  medicinal plant. "It was also used in the case of wounds; or something like that"
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  mullein leaves used for bee stings
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  leaves used to treat sores; infections. The leaves were used on sores to draw out the poison and infection. "Used more than poultices [for infections]"
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  leaves gathered; cut into strips and boiled in water to make vapor for treating kids with a strong cough. Adults can roll dried leaves and smoke to cure strong cough
Botanical Sources  
Verbascum thapsus L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Native of Europe occurring in disturbed sites throughout eastern and western Miami lands and the U.S.
Related Sources  
Verbascum thapsus L.
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