According to the article, “A history of healing herbs” posted at The Seattle Times,
Even more admirable are the recipes throughout the book that discuss how to harvest and prepare the plants for use as medicine — too many publications lack these important how-to details. For mullein, the instructions include detailed descriptions of how to make dried mullein tea for coughs and colds. It challenges the reader with the more complex recipe of mullein-flower oil as an earache remedy. There’s also a how-to on making and using a mullein poultice to draw out splinters.
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