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Other Names: Bugleweed, Water Horehound, Gypsywort, Sweet Bugle, Water Bugle, Virginia Water Horehound, Gypsyweed, Lycopus Virginicus
Traditional Usages: Dyeing, Coughs, Anxiety, Fevers, Palpitations, Controlling Nose Bleeds, Heavy Menstruation, Nervousness, Insomnia, PMS, High Blood Pressure, Tension and pain in the breast.
Resources: North America, Europe, Britain, Asia,
Parts Used: Stem, Leaves, Flowers
Possible Side Effects: In rare cases, extended therapy and high dosages of bugleweed preparations have resulted in an enlargement of the thyroid.  Sudden discontinuation of bugleweed preparations can cause increased symptoms of the disease complex. Source:  American Botanical Council.
Administration Method: Ground herb, Freshly pressed juice 
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.

Bugleweed – Supplement for Heart Disease:  Bugleweed increases the strength of heart beat. Take one capsule of 500 milligrams twice daily.
Health Warning:  Take only under professional supervision

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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