White Horehound | Marrubium vulgare

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White Horehound

£3.50 50g           

White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)

White horehound herb (Marrubium vulgare)

White horehound herb (Marrubium vulgare)

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Marrubium vulgare

Common name: White Horehound

Family: Lamiaceae

Part used: Flowering aerial parts

Habitat: Now uncommon in the wild in the UK, but  tolerant of heat and cultivated widely across the world including Mexico and Brazil.

Constituents: Terpenes, flavonoids, volatile oils

Actions: Expectorant, bitter, anti-oxidant

Traditional and current uses:

• A bitter tonic to improve digestion and poor appetite

• Bronchitis, whooping cough, respiratory tract catarrh, dry cough, chronic cough


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