Horehound Marrubium vulgare
Historically used for colds and bronchial problems. It is used widely in cough remedies, but is also used as a tonic for the respiratory system and stomach. This herb is used specifically for the treatment of respiratory infections, colds, asthma, and to help membranes heal. Taken in large doses it acts as a laxative. Horehound boosts the immune system and can also help reduce the symptoms of hay fever, sinusitis, and other respiratory ailments. This herb also works for indigestion, bloating, and loss of appetite. It is also used to treat liver and gallbladder complaints, dyspepsia, and intestinal worms. This herb can be used to help normalize heart rhythm and keep it regular. Externally Horehound can be used for skin conditions.