Tincture of White horehound (Marrubium vulgare) 1:3 25%
Marrubium vulgare, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 3 - 6ml three times a day.
Avoid during pregnancy.
Common name: White Horehound
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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