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Happy Bees Abound With Horehound Around

Ferment like root beer

Image by Aleksandr Naumenko via Shutterstock

Humans used horehound in candy and as an expectorant since at least 1st century BCE. Roman Encyclopaedist Aulus Cornelius Celsus mentioned its use in De Medicina. Caesar’s antidote contained it, and so did the tombs of mummified pharaohs.

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