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  1. common horehound, white horehound, Marrubium vulgarenoun

    European aromatic herb with hairy leaves and numerous white flowers in axillary cymes; leaves yield a bitter extract use medicinally and as flavoring


  1. common horehound

    Marrubium vulgare (white horehound or common horehound) is a flowering plant in the mint family (Lamiaceae), native to Europe, northern Africa, and southwestern and central Asia. It is also widely naturalized in many places, including most of North and South America. It is a grey-leaved herbaceous perennial plant, and grows to 25–45 centimetres (10–18 in) tall. The leaves are 2–5 cm (0.8–2.0 in) long with a densely crinkled surface, and are covered in downy hairs. The flowers are white, borne in clusters on the upper part of the main stem.


  1. common horehound

    Common horehound, also known as Marrubium vulgare, is a perennial herb from the mint family. It is native to Europe, Northern Africa, and Central Asia but has been naturalized in many parts of the world, including North and South America. It has a square, branching stem, opposite leaves, and a white cluster of small flowers. Common horehound has been used in herbal medicine and as flavoring in candies and beverages due to its bitter taste.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of common horehound in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of common horehound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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