Horehound Herb 1 Oz


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Horehound(Marrubium vulgare) is referred to as White Horehound and is  in the mint(Laminacea) family. It grows wild in many areas of the world, including the US, Europe, Asia and South America. It has a distinctive soft, crinkly, grey leaf, and is a perennial that grows to approx. 25 to 45 centimeters tall.  

The use of Horehound in folklore extends back in history, and was written about by the 1st century BC. It appears in numerous ancient herbal texts, including De Medicina by the Roman author Aulus Cornelius Celsus , who discussed its use to support respiratory health*, which many still use it for today. Other herbalists have mentioned Horehound thoughout history, such as John Gerard, The Herball, and Dr. John Tennent,  Every Man His Own Doctor: or, The Poor Planter’s Physician .

In modern times, horehound can be found as a common ingredient included in natural cough drops*.

Horehound contains a wide range of bitter tasting constituents, which may explain its popularity for use as an herbal. *  These include Vitamin C, flavonoids, essential oils, saponins and alkaloids, along with specific components including luteolin, quercetin 3 glycoside and quercetin 3-rhamnoglycoside, and unique components including marrubin.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease

All plants have unique chemical characteristics, markers, and natural patterns that can be used to identify them (just like human fingerprints). Our in house laboratory has accumulated and preserved over 800 plant specimens, creating one of the most comprehensive collections of genetically verified plant specimens found anywhere in the world. Our state of the art laboratory equipment has identified each and every plant’s distinctive botanical fingerprint, which we then use as our baseline to analyze the quality and purity of every incoming botanical used to manufacture our products. This unique process is our Advanced Botanical Fingerprint Technology®, and we take great pride in knowing that it allows us to completely assure you that your products contain only the highest quality botanical ingredients.

Using carefully controlled extraction techniques, we capture the holistic balance® of each herb and the value is passed on to you, our customer. From plant to shelf™, you can be assured that we know exactly what’s in the product in your hand, and we guarantee it is authentic, safe, effective, holistically balanced®, and of course….Nature’s Answer®.

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