Native of the Mediterranean region, mullein is also known as candlewick because the ancient Greeks used the dried leaves to make candles. It is used to treat sore throats, congestion, coughs and asthma, as well as other inflammatory diseases. It is also used to treat hemorrhoids, ear ache, gout, and used topically to treat bruises and burns.
Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, astringent, demulcent, disinfectant, emollient
Price per serving cup: $0.22