Simple Herbal Extracts | Black Horehound


Black Horehound

Botanical Name

Ballota nigra

Part Used



None *

Traditional Information*

A common weedy herb in Europe, but is little know in the US. It is best known as an anti-emetic useful for nasuea and vomiting especially caused by morning sickness. It is also a gastric calmative and antispasmodic making it useful for nervous indigestion, hiatus hernia (gastric reflux) and travel and motion sickness.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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