Common names: Bugle Weed, Bugle, European Bugleweed, Gypsywort, Water Horehound
Parts used: Aerial parts just before or during flowering.
Habitat: Another wonderful member of the mint family, Bugleweed grows in bogs, wetlands and on fresh watersides in Europe and globally in temperate regions.
Constituents: Phenolic acids includins caffeic, rosmarinic, chlorogenic acids among others; Flavonoids, Diterpenoids, Volatile Oil, tannins.
Actions: Antihaemorrhagic, Antitussive, Cardioactive Diuretic, Peripheral Vasoconstrictor, Sedative, Thyroxine Antagonist
Traditional and current uses:
• Nervous tachycardia
• Anxious palpitations
• Irritable coughs with large volume of sputum
• Graves' Disease
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