Mullein Leaf can be found almost anywhere in the world and has been around for thousands of years. It became popular in the late 1800s as a alternative treatment for tuberculosis and has continued to make it's mark in the holistic medicine world. The leaves of the mullein plant are harvested near the base of the plant and steeped in tea, made into an oil, capsules, powder and even smoked for various health applications.
So are you mulling over mullein leaf?
Mullein is our top selling herbal tea and here's why:
Mullein Leaf is a safe and profound respiratory tonic that can be harvested in the wild or grown right in your garden. Both the leaves and flowers contain mucilage, which is soothing to irritated membranes. It is an expectorant which means it helps make coughs more productive by expelling mucus that has settled into the lungs and throat. It also reduces irritation in the lungs, throat and respiratory tract to make for easier breathing while suppressing the urge to cough.
It may be especially helpful with asthma, spring time allergies and viral infections such as influenza as mullein leaf works to relax the muscles in the respiratory tract by reducing inflammation. It's growing popularity for lung health in the last few years has not gone unnoticed as it consistently stays our number one seller!
Mullein leaf contains active compounds that are responsible for it's claims to healthful living. Saponins, flavonoids, phenylethanoid, and iridoids are present in mullein leaf that contain it's anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiviral traits.
Single Brew Pods
We wanted to bring you the same great flavor as our traditional tea bags with a more modern feel and your convenience in mind. Our single brew herbal tea pods are perfect to pop right into your machine and is brewed perfectly every time. They are also perfect to store in your luggage, lunch bag or purse so you can have your herbal tea at work or during travel!
Always talk with your medical care provider prior to adding herbal supplements into your lifestyle. It is recommended that during pregnancy and breastfeeding to avoid the use of herbal applications unless directed otherwise by your physician. Based on published reports, there are no real side effects associated with the use of mullein
- Palm Beach Herbal Tea Company