Dissolves Mucous ~ All Natural Cold & Flu Remedy
Mullzyme (i) Breaks down mucous, (ii) Helps
soothe mucous membranes, (iii) Acts as an Expectorant, (iv)
Alleviates many Respiratory Ailments, (v) Acts as a Strong
Antiviral in Fighting both the common Cold & Flu, and (vi) Helps
to Alleviate Headaches. Mullzyme is an herb from the snapdragon family. Nutritionally,
it has been used to help soothe mucous membranes and acts as an
expectorant (breaks down mucous) along the respiratory tract and
digestive tract. Mullzyme or Mullein works better when combined
with enzymes like pepsin, the main enzyme of gastric juices;
bromelain from pineapples, which reduces inflammation and breaks
down proteins; and pectin from citrus peel and apples. When
combined with bromelain, pectin helps digest carbohydrates, fats
and proteins. Mullzyme is all natural.
mullein tree, or Verbascum Thapsus, grows widely in the US, thriving in
poor, rocky or chalky, hard-packed soils. The tree is soft and fuzzy
with grayish-green leaves. The leaves from the mullein tree are
harvested from plants in their first and second year. The leaves
are often dried to be made into capsules (as offered here), teas, and
oils. The mullein leaf is slightly bitter and fairly pungent.
Mullein is immensely beneficial and is on the Food and Drug
Administration's Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
high in iron, magnesium, potassium, and sulfur. It is considered the
herb of choice for respiratory problems, pulmonary diseases, and to
treat the common cold and flu viruses. It helps to loosen mucus and
expel it out of the body but it also calms spasms, is a natural
painkiller and helps to reduce swelling in the glandular system.
mullein tree and leaves were highly prized in Europe, and were brought
to America by some of the first European immigrants. They cultivated the
mullein plant in their gardens for use in teas and as a dried leaf for
are the Benefits of Mullzyme or Mullein?
Respiratory Benefits ~ According to the University of Maryland's
Medical Center its estimated that taking 3 g of mullein leaves daily
can help to clear mucus from the respiratory tract and can be used
to treat various respiratory illnesses including coughing and lung
congestion. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, or
MOFGA, says that mullein leaves combined with mullein flowers can
help relax the chest for those suffering from asthma, emphysema,
whooping cough, and bronchitis among other ailments. The Mullein
leaves may also help to prevent the common cold and ease breathing
in the high ozone summer months.
Pain Relief ~
According to MOFGA the mullein leaf can be moistened and applied
directly to the skin to treat pain from arthritis in addition to
general muscle pain. Topical use of Mullein is believed to also
soften and protect the skin and can be used to treat burns, bruises,
inflammation, and rashes. Additionally, chewing mullein leaf is
believed to provide relief from dental pain.
Antiviral Activity ~
According to Drugs.com mullein leaves possess antiviral properties,
especially effective against both the influenza (or Flu) virus and
various strains of the herpes virus. There are approximately 25
types of herpes viruses that can cause a variety of conditions
including genital herpes, shingles, and carcinomas among others.
Phthisis Relief ~
According to M. Grieve, author of the book "A Modern Herbal" mullein
leaves can help manage phthisis, a form of tuberculosis.
Mullein leaves can help reduce coughing and pain associated with
hemorrhoids. The book recommends preparing the leaves by
boiling 1 oz of leaves in a pint of milk for approximately 10
minutes, straining the warm milk, and drinking it 3x daily.
Fluid Retention ~ The
Mullein leaf is a diuretic and can help to expel excess fluids and
toxins from the body.
Headaches ~ The
mullein leaf has analgesic properties, and is believed to help
relieve both stress and tension headaches.
Each capsule provides: Pepsin
(250 mg), Pectin (120 mg), Mullein Leaf (115 mg), Bromelain (60
mg). Excipients Include: Magnesium trisilicate, steric Acid
(trace), natural gelatin capsule.
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