Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Marrubium vulgare L.
Common name : White Horehound, Common Horehound
Vernacular name : Pahari gandana (Hindi); Peppermentuchcheti (Tamil)
Habit : Perennial herb
Habitat : Dry grassy loess and slopes of Himalaya
Comments / notes : The leaves and young shoots are harvested for medicinal preparations. Syrup made of the green fresh leaves and sugar is a most singular remedy against the cough and wheezing of the lungs.
Flower, Fruit : June-September
Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
Native : Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, In
Exotic/Native : Native
World Distribution : Macaronesia, Europe, Mediterranean to West Himalaya and North and south America
Literature : Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 199