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MALROVE, Marrubium vulgare
Parts used: Herb
Constituents: Sesquiterpene bitters, Diterpene alcohol, Tannins, Volatile oils, Saponins, Flavonoids, Alkaloids, Choline, PABA
Actions Indications
Expectorant Stimulating. Asthma, whooping cough, bronchitis, dry coughs, fever, malaria
Antispasmodic Relaxing the smooth muscles of the bronchus, pharyngitis, retained placenta
Bitter tonic
Appetite stimulant, anorexia, dyspepsia, constipation
Hepatic Liver disease
Diuretic Dysuria, anuria, amenorrhoea
Anti-arrhythmic Cardiac arrhythmia, irregular heart beat, palpitations, unrest
Vulnerary Wounds, ulcers, use topically. Tea; causes sweating, fluid extract; stops the sweating
Herbal extract, 20-40mL per week
Energetics: Cooling, bitter, pungent, salty
Meridians: Lung, liver, spleen
Caution: Chronic kidney disorders
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