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Mullein for bronchitis, coughs, phlegm and asthma

Mullein is an excellent herb that is used specifically for any problems relating to the lungs, chest and respiratory system. It helps to loosen phlegm & mucous in the chest & assists it to be eliminated from the body.

What is Mullein used for specifically?

Mullein calms spasms in the chest and is very high in minerals. This is an excellent herb to use for all respiratory problems, such as asthma, bronchitis, smokers cough and pulmonary disease.

Mullein is an excellent remedy for:

Bronchial catarrh
Whooping cough
Gastrointestinal catarrh
Cramps in the digestive tract
It can help relieve pain and induce sleep

In traditional Maori medicine, the leaves and flowers of the Mullein plant were smoked, providing a strong disinfectant action on the lungs.

Can Mullein help with stress?

Yes, Mullein is a powerful central nervous system relaxant, so is excellent to use for the relief of stress. As well as this, Mullein will help relieve symptoms that are often associated with stress, such as breathing problems, tightness in the throat and chest, tension, stress headache and hysteria.

What other problems can Mullein help with?

Mullein is an excellent herb and has proven useful for people with allergies, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, croup, emphysema, lung problems, soothes mucous membranes, relieves pain and helps with sinus.

Mullein liquid extract is an effective herb to use as ear drops for ear infections. It helps fight the infection and kills the pain.

Mullein tones and strengthens the bowels and kidneys and is one of the most important herbs for influencing the whole glandular system and reducing swelling in this area.

At Ideal Health we stock Mullein in liquid form in 50ml and 200ml bottles. We also stock a number of other products specifically for asthma and other bronchial problems. Please ask for our information sheet on Asthma.

Care must be given when treating bronchial problems, such as asthma and bronchitis. Do not stop taking your asthma medication, without advice from your doctor.

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The Naturopathic Team
Ideal Health

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