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mullein

Herbal medicine
A biennial herb that contains flavonoids, glycosides (aucubin), mucilage, saponins and volatile oil, which is anti-inflammatory, diuretic, expectorant and sedative. Mullein is used to treat respiratory conditions (such as asthma, bronchitis, colds and whooping cough), insomnia, urinary tract infections and rheumatic pain; it has been used topically for skin inflammation and infections, haemorrhoids, and earaches.
 
Toxicity
Mullein should not be used in patients with cancer, as it has cancer-promoting activity; it should not be used in pregnancy or while nursing, as the seeds are toxic.
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It shouldn't come as any great surprise that Brian Cody put his faith in Mullen. He's a first cousin of the Fennellys, Michael and Colin, and all three won the club All-Ireland together.
Revenue from Mullen's trucking and logistics segment was relatively flat, increasing by 0.1 percent to C$219.6.
Mullen received 15.4 per cent of the vote with the nearest challenger, Dundee United's Pavol Safranko's goal against Inverness, being voted for by 12.9 per cent of the fans.
Mullen along with his wife formerly owned and operated the Benton Bowl and Rend Lake Storage.
Mullen said: "I don't know how to describe a comparison like that, just to be in the same sentence as him is unreal.
Police were called and arrested Mullen at his flat later that day.
Thomas Mullen, 72, came across his victim while walking his dog through a Cardiff underpass just days before Christmas last year.
Mullen Group will operate CHL as a standalone business unit within the company's oilfield services segment and this acquisition is expected to add approximately USD 25m in annual revenue to Mullen Group with margins consistent with its specialised services business units within the oilfield services segment.
Before joining GPJ, Mullen had relatively no experiential marketing experience to speak of.
Then, on two separate occasions in January and February, Mullen "refunded" money he was not entitled to, worth PS624 and PS999.99 respectively, into his partner's account, prosecutor said.
According to the company, Mullen's 30-year career includes extensive experience in pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing, engineering, sales, marketing, mergers and acquisitions.
But the city council said it has been forced to treat Ms Mullen's contact with the authority in a specific way, because of her approach to raising concerns.