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Marrubium vulgari. An aromatic plant of the mint family, Labiatae; leaves have a bitter taste and are used as a tonic and anthelmintic. Also known as hoarhound; horehound.



(horehound), a genus of plants of the family Labiatae. The plants are perennial or, less commonly, annual woolly herbs with opposite entire leaves. The pink, violet, white, or yellow flowers are gathered into dense false whorls in the axils of the uppermost leaves. The corolla has a flat upper lip. The fruit consists of four nutlets.

There are about 40 species, distributed in North Africa and the temperate and subtropical belts of Eurasia. The USSR has 15 species, growing mainly on dry slopes in the Caucasus. The most common species is the white-flowered common horehound (M. vulgare), which occurs in the western and southern regions of the European portion, in the Caucasus, and in Middle Asia. The plant usually grows near roads, in crops, on long-fallow land, and in wastelands. The common horehound contains a substantial amount of nectar. Many species contain tannin.

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Isolation and pharmacological activity of phenylpropanoid esters from Marrubium vulgare.
The essential oil composition of Marrubium vulgare L from Iran.
Reductions of K, Ca and other mineral nutrients under the influence of Hg have been reported in Marrubium vulgare and Rumex induratus (MORENO-JIMENZ et al.
The in-vitro evaluation of antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic properties of Marrubium vulgare L.
Bakhtiarian, "Evaluation of analgesic effects of hydroalcoholic extract of marrubium parviflorum by formalin test in mice," Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, vol.
Marrubium vulgare, Ajuga iva, Crataegus monogyna and Achillea odorata are weakly foraged, and their distribution and low flowering abundance could not distinguish a specific honeydew periods.
Again for loathing [or nausea], boil strongly in ale slightly sweetened with honey, rue, wormwood, bishopwort, marrubium, drink of this as hot as thy blood be, a cup full, do so when need be to thee.
Most are also common in the Mediterranean Basin (Ajuga iva, Marrubium vulgare, Peganum harmala, Teucrium polium, Lavandula multifida).
One of the most conspicuous species at our field site is Marrubium vulgare L.
The negative side: Daucus carota; Marrubium vulgare; Scolymus hispanicum; Echinops spinosus; Rumex bucephalophorus; Hordeum murinum; Tamarix africana; Chenopodium album; Alopecurus muricatus; Nerium oleander; Marrubium vulgare.
Por otra parte se identificaron 15 especies cultivadas con fines medicinales y/u ornamentales de los generos Agastache, Clerodendrum, Dracocephalum, Marrubium, Mentha, Ocimum, Origanum, Plectranthus, Rosmarinus y Thymus.