Horehound - Organic, 1lb

Horehound - Organic, 1lb

Horehound - Organic, 1lb

SKU MR1281
Brand Mountain Rose
Unit Size 1lb
Chinese name Ku Bo He
English name Marrubium vulgare
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A member for the mint family, Marrubium vulgare is a flowering perennial with green and white leaves and a distinct bitter taste. Native to Asia and Europe, horehound grows in a wide range of climates and is now naturalized to North America. Horehound herb has a long history of use for its wellness-supporting properties in traditional European folk herbalism. Typical preparations include tea, tincture, botanical candy, and syrup.

Egyptian priests referred to horehound as the "Seed of Horus", which some speculate its modern name came from. In medieval Europe it was used to ward off spells by witches. It is also recorded as one of the "bitter herbs" eaten at Passover.

Horehound is a common ingredient in over the counter herbal throat and cough lozenges and syrups. Horehound is a bitter herb that herb supports respiratory health, boosts the immune system, promotes cardiovascular health, benefits digestion, promotes muscle health and relieves toxicity.  Horehound has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, sedative, antifungal, antibacterial, astringent and antiseptic effects.

Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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