Bugleweed medicinal herb can alleviate aches and pains

Bugleweed (Lycopus virginicus) medicinal herb, otherwise called Ajuga is native to North America, North West Asia and Europe and it is closely related to the European herb called gypsywort.  Although the whole plant may be used the aerial part is the main part used by most individuals.

The common names are Ajuga, Sweet bugle, Lycopus virginicus, Water bugle and Gypsywort. The entire plant can be used. It is a perennial herb which may grow up to two feet in height and it is from the Labiatae family.

The medicinal properties are sedative, astringent, mild narcotic as well as tonic. The leaves and the flowers are used as herbal medicine to treat various various illnesses.  The constituents are essential oil, flavonoid, resins, magnesium and caffeic acid.

The juice of the plant is a black dye from which the Romans allegedly used it to tan their skins to mock the Egyptians who resided in Europe and this is supposedly where the name gypsywort derived.

Health benefits of bugleweed

It can ease the symptoms of an overactive thyroid, whether this is caused by tumors, inflammation or graves' disease. It is also an alternative remedy that soothes and calms a nervous or excited person and it is also excellent for tuberculosis.

It is very beneficial in the treatment of diabetes, nervousness, circulatory disturbances, coughs, bleeding of the lungs, lack of appetite as well as high blood pressure or hypertension. The essential oil extracted from this medicinal plant is used in aromatherapy.

There are thousands of people who suffer with heart diseases and have probably used various medications to treat their hearts' conditions. However, herbal medication is an option and it will aid in heart diseases by lessening heart palpitation.

Preparation and dosage

To make an infusion, use one ounce of this medicinal herb, cut it up fine and add to a pint of boiling water. Let it cool and take a cupful bugleweed several times per day.

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