(Verbascum thapsus L.)
WHO YOU SHOULD NOT TAKE MULLEIN
In the image: photograph mullein plant.
Who should avoid taking mullein?
As a precaution, it is recommended not to take this plant during these stages. Consult your doctor before taking mullein.
- Children under 12 years: the use of the plant is not recommended to avoid risk of allergy. Consult your doctor before administering mullein to children under 12 years of age.
- People with plant allergy: people allergic to plants should avoid remedies with mullein. The person may be allergic to mullein, and in addition the plant may contain pollen from other plants due to its dense hairiness.
- People with a broken eardrum: Oil of mullein is used to treat the pain of ears produced by wax in the ears or infections. People with a broken eardrum should not take this remedy.
- People taking medication: Components of mullein can interfere with the effects of your medication. Among its active ingredients, coumarins may potentiate the action of anticoagulants such as aspirin. Consult your doctor before taking mullein.
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