White Horehound

How does White Horehound work?

The chemicals in white horehound can thin mucus secretions, reduce spasms in the stomach and intestines, and decrease swelling (inflammation).

Are there safety concerns?

White horehound is considered safe for most people. Large amounts can cause vomiting. Applying white horehound directly to the skin can cause skin reactions.

Do not use white horehound if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have a heart condition.

Dosing considerations for White Horehound.

The appropriate dose of white horehound depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for white horehound. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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