common mullein


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Noun1.common mullein - tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowerscommon mullein - tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
flannel leaf, mullein, velvet plant - any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
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Europeans first recognized the medicinal properties of the common mullein leaf over 2,000 years ago.
Biological activity of common mullein, a medicinal plant.