Plant with a straight, strong, branched pubescent stem, 50-100 cm tall. The leaves are triangular-ovate with a sharp apex and a heart-shaped base, coarsely serrated along the edge, green above, gray-green below. The flowers are rather small, whitish or reddish, with a thin tube and a concave kidney-shaped middle lobe of the lower three-lobed lip, collected on the tops of the stem, branches in dense oblong inflorescences. Blooms in June-August.

Found in shrubs, slopes and weeds.

Contains essential oil, bitter substance, glycosides, tannins, saponins.

Water decoction is drunk for chronic bronchitis and gastric diseases, hysteria, melancholy, cholera, menstrual disorders.


Infusion: 1 tbsp. a spoonful of herbs for 1.5 cups of boiling water, leave for 2 hours. Take 1 tbsp. spoon 30 minutes before meals 4 times every day.

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