Mullein has a very ancient history of use dating back to the first century. Turn of the century herbalist William Coles fed his cattle mullein to fight against cough.
Today's herbalist considers Mullein for coughs, sore throat, ear aches, and asthma.
It is useful as an expectorant to help bring up sticky phlegm, and also has a bactericidal activity and helps stop muscle spasms that trigger coughing.
Horses and dogs that have coughs can also take mullein safely.
Mullein compresses have been used to treat boils that appear on the horse's neck.
Humans can use mullein compresses for hemorrhoids because of it astringent tannins and anti-inflammatory properties
Here is an interesting tip, if you suffer from respiratory allergies put mullein in your coffee pot in the morning and brew it right along with your coffee. Both the coffee and mullein will work to open your wheezy airway and help clear your lungs and bronchial tubes of phlegm. There is a slight bitter taste to your coffee but a little sweetener or cream will kill it and you will be breathing great in about 30-40 minutes. read more about mullein or purchase click here