Published February 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Marrubii herba, horehound herb.
Horehound herb consists of the fresh or dried, above-ground parts of Marrubium vulgare L. [Fam. Lamiaceae], as well as their preparations in effective dosage.
The herb contains bitter principles and tannins.
Loss of appetite and dyspepsia, such as bloating and flatulence.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
4.5 g of drug; 2 - 6 tbs. of pressed juice; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted herb, freshly expressed plant juice and other galenical preparations for internal use.
Marrubinic acid works as a choleretic.