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Wild Flowers of Sleepy Hollow Lake
- Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) -

(Mullein, Common - 06)  This is the only common mullein that we have seen with multiple flower stocks.  These additional flower stocks are much shorter than the main flower stock.  The ancient Romans used to dip these common mullein stocks in fat or oil and use them for torches in funeral processions, and the ancient Greeks used the leaves as wicks.  The leaves of the common mullein had also been used as shoe liners, for making medicinal tea, and to add a medicinal quality to tobacco.  Women also used the leaves to rub their cheeks to bring out a natural glow without the use of make-up.

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