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The Magic of Smoking Mullein

Female Hand holding mullein organic herbal smokable herb

Smoking Mullein leaves open breathing airways.

Smoking Mullein is one of those plants that will definitely give you a different perspective on the history of smoking. It has long been used as a healing herb with its main reputation as a respiratory remedy.¹ Mullein has white, yellow or orange flowers. Mullein grows 2 meters high with fluffy and hairy leaves. A biennial, meaning it has a two year life cycle.

Mullein in History

Natives to the Americas treated asthma by drying and smoking Mullein leaves. They burned the leaves in a fire or bundle with the aim of inhaling the rising smoke to open breathing airways.²  Its astringent, sedative, and relaxing properties treat respiratory issues like asthma, cough or colds.

Energetic Signature of Smoking Mullein

Energetically the lungs hold grief. Grieving is a dense and transformative time. Mullein helps to let go of trauma that can build up in the lungs.

Dry the Mullein leaves to use as a tea, tincture or in a vaporizer. Mulleins versatility is the reason why all our herbal blends contain this plant. It has a positive effects on the lungs and mild sedative effect.

The  most commonly used part of the plant is the leaves and flowers. It benefits the respiratory system as a remedy for asthma. Used in cough remedies to sooth the pain associated with irritation from coughs and infections.

Mullein is a perfect example how as a warm tea or with the act of smoking, you can ingest the plant medicine.

Blends with Mullein


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