Latin name: Verbascum thapsus L.
Botanical family: Scrophulariaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): mullein (Eng.)
molène vulgaire, tabac du diable (Fr.)
tcuglsia'sihonel (Malecite)
mandando'hibag (Abenaki)
Necklace for teething babies [Abenaki: 67].
Leaves :Powdered and smoked to cure asthma [Algonquians 63]. Applied to sores, cuts, and catarrh [Malecite 65]. Steeped and smelled to relieve asthma [Mi'kmaq 62].
Roots :Used as an expectorant [66].