Horehound Herb Tincture

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Horehound

Marrubium vulgare

Properties: expectorant. Meridians/Organs affected: lung, spleen, liver

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Horehound

Wikipedia: Marrubium vulgare

Horehound
Horehound

Names: common hoarhound, common horehound, houndsbane, marrhue, Eye of the Star, maruil, Soldier’s Tea, Seed of Horus, Bull’s Blood, Haran Haran, Llwyd y cwn, hound-bane, marrube, marrubium, marvel, white horehound, hoarhound; marrube blanc, blanc rubi, bonhomme, bouenrible, grand bonhomme, grand-bonhomme, herbe aux crocs. Herbe vierge, maltraste, mapiochin, marible, marinclin, marrochemin, marrube, marrube commun, marrube des champs, marrube officinal, marrube vulgaire, mont blanc (French); mastranzo, marrubio, concha (Spanish); Skilokhorto (Greek); Szanta, Krzecina Pospolita (Polish); Weisser Andorn (German)

Properties: expectorant. Meridians/Organs affected: lung, spleen, liver

History: Horehound has been used at least since the early Egyptians brewed it into a cough remedy and referred to it as the “Seed of Horus.” It was also considered an antidote for poison, being particularly effective against the bites of made dogs and serpents. Horehound was probably one of the bitter Passoverherbs — the word marubium is thought to be derived from the Hebrew marrob, for “bitter juice.”

Har hune (which later became horehound) is old English for “downy plant.” The Greek physician Dioscorides recommended a decoction of the herb for tuberculosis, asthma, and coughs. In 1597, the herbalist John Gerard praised horehound as “a most singular remedy against the cough and wheezing.”

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