Species Detail

Verbascum thapsus L.
Common mullein


Scientific Name:  
Verbascum thapsus L.
Common Name:  
Common mullein
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
Rafert, S. 1989, August 24-25 Use - Medicinal  medicinal plant. "It was also used in the case of wounds; or something like that"
Lamb, E.W; Shultz, L.W. 1964 Use - Medicinal  mullein leaves used for bee stings
Tippman, D. 1999, November 11 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]"
Tippman, D. 2005, February 27 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
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   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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