Marrubii herba


This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of white horehound. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing white horehound.

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing white horehound. For practical information about using white horehound medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

Key facts

Latin name Marrubii herba
English common name White horehound
Botanical name Marrubium vulgare L.
Therapeutic area
  • Loss of appetite
  • Cough and cold
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph


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