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  Marrubium vulgare L.
 
Scientific Name  Marrubium vulgare L.
Family Name  Lamiaceae
Common Name  Horehound, Marrubio
Photo link  http://www.swsbm.com/Images/New12-97/Marrubium_vulgare.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Folk uses include anorexia, dyspepsia, biliary disorders, cough, asthma (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=886&brand_id=, accessed 4/27/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared hot infusion (Diabetina Colombiana).
Phytochemistry  Marrubiin, bitter ingredients, volatile oil, and tannins (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  Vomiting in large doses; dermatitis (NMCD accessed 4/27/04).
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medical interactions were found
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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