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Marrubium vulgare - Plant

Marrubium vulgare - Plant

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Explore the herbal treasure that is Marrubium vulgare Plant, commonly known as White Horehound, a plant offered by Vermi Organics that encapsulates centuries of traditional use. This perennial herb, with its woolly leaves and clusters of tiny white flowers, is a symbol of resilience and herbal wisdom. Join us in unraveling the distinctive characteristics and versatile nature of Marrubium vulgare as it finds its place in gardens and herbal traditions.

About: Marrubium vulgare Plant, a member of the Lamiaceae family, is a hardy perennial native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Revered for its historical uses in herbal medicine and as a culinary herb, White Horehound has adapted and thrived in various climates around the world. Vermi Organics is pleased to offer this herbal gem, allowing enthusiasts to connect with the rich herbal heritage embodied by Marrubium vulgare.

Benefits: Marrubium vulgare Plant has a long history of traditional use, with its leaves and flowers containing bioactive compounds that contribute to its medicinal properties. Among its many benefits, Marrubium vulgare has been traditionally used for respiratory support, digestion, and as a mild expectorant. Its versatility extends to culinary applications, where it has been used to flavor beverages and candies.

Type of Plant: Marrubium vulgare is an outdoor herbaceous perennial, thriving in well-drained soil and full sunlight. While it is primarily an outdoor plant, it can also be cultivated in containers, making it a suitable addition to herb gardens, medicinal gardens, and even as part of a pollinator-friendly landscape.

Care: Caring for White Horehound involves providing it with the right growing conditions to enhance its vigor. Plant it in well-drained soil with a preference for alkaline conditions. Marrubium vulgare is drought-tolerant, making it suitable for arid climates, but regular watering during dry spells promotes healthy growth. Pruning can be done to maintain the desired shape and to encourage the production of fresh leaves.

Common Names: Marrubium vulgare is commonly known as White Horehound, reflecting its distinctive appearance and historical uses. In different regions and cultures, it may also be referred to as Common Horehound, Hound's Balm, or Bull's Blood.

Specifications:

  • Height: White Horehound typically grows to a height of 1 to 2 feet, creating a compact yet robust presence in the garden.
  • Leaves: The leaves are woolly, gray-green in color, and deeply lobed, providing a textured and aromatic quality to the plant.
  • Flowers: Clusters of tiny white flowers bloom in late spring to early summer, adding a delicate and ornamental aspect to the herb.
  • Aroma: The leaves emit a distinctive aroma when crushed, releasing a scent that is both herbal and slightly bitter.

Special Features: Marrubium vulgare boasts special features that make it a noteworthy addition to gardens and herbal landscapes. The woolly leaves contribute to its drought tolerance and provide a unique texture. The aromatic qualities of the leaves add to its charm, making it not only a practical herb but also an ornamental delight. Additionally, its historical uses and contributions to herbal traditions make it a valuable plant for those interested in holistic wellness.

Uses: The uses of Marrubium vulgare are diverse, encompassing medicinal, culinary, and ornamental applications. Medicinally, White Horehound has been used in traditional herbal remedies for respiratory conditions, digestive issues, and as a mild expectorant. Culinary uses include flavoring herbal teas, candies, and beverages. Ornamentally, the plant adds texture and visual interest to herb gardens and landscapes. Embrace White Horehound for its multifaceted contributions to health, flavor, and aesthetics in your outdoor space.

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