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White horehound (Marrubium vulgare Labiatae)


White horehound/Nutrient Depletion:
  • ElectrolytesElectrolytes: Potassium and sodium levels may theoretically be altered, due to the proposed aldosterone-enhancing activity of white horehound.
  • GlucoseGlucose: According to clinical and animal research, white horehound may have blood glucose-lowering activity (20; 2; 19).
  • LipidsLipids: In patients with type 2 diabetes treated with Marrubium vulgare, cholesterol and triglyceride levels were lowered by 4.16% and 5.78%, respectively (19).

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