Scrophulariaceae Verbascum thapsus L.

Common Mullein

Rappahannock - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 28

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Scientific name: Verbascum thapsus L.
USDA symbol: VETH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Mullein
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of leaves rubbed or poultice applied to cattle swellings and sprains.

RECRD: 96994 id: 42841