Gordolobo and related species have been used for centuries in Mexico and other Latin American countries, chiefly to expel phlegm (mucus), to treat bronchial asthma and coughs.. Gordolobo tea is also used for gastrointestinal complaints, due to its purportedly anti-inflammatory activity.
Gordolobo tea is made from the mullein herb. This herb is a biennial plant often found Chiricahua Mountains and Arizona. This plant was used since ancient .
Mullein is a plant used to make medicine. Some people take mullein by mouth for breathing conditions such as cough or asthma, pneumonia, colds, and sore throat.