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  1. black horehound, black archangel, fetid horehound, stinking horehound, Ballota nigra(noun)

    ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers

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  1. black horehound(Noun)

    The plant Ballota nigra possessing a disagreeable odor. Traditionally used as a medicinal herb as an antispasmodic, stimulant and vermifuge.


  1. Ballota nigra

    Ballota nigra is a perennial herb of the family Lamiaceae. It is native to the Mediterranean region and to central Asia, and it can be found throughout Europe. It is also naturalized in Argentina, New Zealand, and the Eastern United States. It blooms in the Northern Hemisphere from May to August.

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