Horehound is an old medicinal herb, best known as an agent used in cough and cold preparations. It is a perennial member of the Mint family, and has the characteristic square stems common to mints. It is an attractive plant to bees, and has sort of a musky odor when brushed. The leaves are covered with white hairs, giving the plant an overall wooly appearance
Agrimony is perhaps best known as a wound herb used on medieval battlefields to staunch bleeding. 2Agrimony is most used in modern herbal practice as a mild astringent and a tonic, the tannins it contains tone the mucus membranes making it is useful for alleviating the symptoms of coughs, bronchitis and asthma. The herbal tea can be used as a skin wash, it is thought to improve minor injuries and chronic skin conditions.