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White Horebound Plant

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White horebound | It's All Herb
White horebound | It's All Herb

White horehound is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

The chemicals in white horehound can thin mucus secretions, reduce spasms in the stomach and intestines, and decrease swelling (inflammation).

White horehound is used for digestion problems including diabetes, loss of appetite, indigestion, bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation, and liver and gallbladder complaints. It is also used for lung and breathing problems including cough, whooping cough, asthma, tuberculosis, bronchitis, and swollen breathing passages.

Women use white horehound for painful menstrual periods.

Some uses for White horebound (insufficient evidence)

  • Liver and gallbladder problems.
  • Constipation.
  • Fluid retention (edema).
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Indigestion.
  • Diabetes
  • Bloating.
  • Gas (flatulence).
  • Coughs and colds.
  • Skin damage.
  • Ulcers.
  • Wounds.

Do not use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Do not take large quantities, as it may cause vomiting

Do not use if you have a heart condition.

Do not take excessive quantities of anything. Always always always, consult with a doctor first.

May interact with medications for diabetes.