Nothing Left to Do but Self-Medicate

Dried mullein leaves.

This is great—not only did I jump off a bush (on my snowboard) in an attempt to skip over some rocks to a mogul that turned out to be solid ice and hear my knee go “crunch,” such that I am suddenly confined to home awaiting an MRI, but I am also coming down with a cold, sore … [Read more...]

Warm and Fuzzy Mullein Celebration

Iced mullein milk tea one day old.

No matter which way I turn, mullein (Verbascum thapsis) seems to insert its fuzzy leaves into my life. First there was the requested rescue mission to Aurora (on June 18), where Jim and Nancy invited me to weed out all of their mullein. Much to my excitement, there were about … [Read more...]