White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)

Organically grown, well-rooted White Horehound plants. A small flowering perennial plant that is part of the same family as mint. It is found all over Europe and is indigenous to Britain. White Horehound is a hardy plant, easily grown, and flourishes best in a dry, poor soil. The plant is relatively small, not growing higher than 18 inches, with small leaves covered in tiny hairs. The flowers, which appear from June to September, are white and can also be used, along with the leaves, in the extraction of essential oils. This plant has both medicinal and culinary uses. It boasts many of the same health benefits as mint, making it an important plant in some traditional medicinal practices. It can be used to make throat lozenges or candies, which are used to soothe sore throats and it is believed to be beneficial for chronic cough and asthma. It can also be made into an ointment which is good for wounds. Always consult a professional before using herbs medicinally