If you are looking for a natural way to soothe chest congestion or asthma, you found it. The Cherokee believed that by inhaling burning mullein roots smoke, you will calm your lungs and open up the pathways. Mullein is also used to soothe the mucous membrane.
A tea made from mullein flowers can act as a mild sedative while soaking your feet in a mild decoction made from mullein will help reduce swelling and joint pain. Because of the strong anti-inflammatory properties, the mullein can be used to relieve pain and irritation.
Kawi Iyusdi (Yellow Dock)
The yellow dock is a herb that is very similar to spinach but has many more vitamins and minerals.
Its leaves are abundant in iron and can act as a laxative. A juice decoction will soothe any minor sores, rashes or itching while, because of its antiseptic properties, it can also be used as a warm wash.