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bugleweed

bugleweed

Square-stemmed plant in Mint and Horehound family. Used for hyperthyroid, Graves disease, inhibits iodine metabolism. People with Hypothyroid should not use. Also for coughs, heart(slows and strengthens heart contractions), lung problems, diabetes, Whole plant edible. Astringent, helps stop bleeding, menstruation.
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Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans) is another good ground cover, which will form a thick, weed resistant glossy carpet in a year in a partly shady, slightly damp situation.
According to American Indian Healing Arts (1999), antidiabetic herbs include devil's club, barberry, uva ursi, Cananda and daisy fleabane, alum root, joe-pye weed, red trillium, wild ginger, clintonia, bugleweed, and flowering spurge.
To do that, she has standbys like ivy, hostas, bugleweed, gray santolina, dusty miller, lavender, or sage growing all year round.
Easy-to-grow, nonna- tive evergreen ground covers include creeping thyme, bugleweed, Roman chamomile and St.
(#) Lycopus uniflorus Michx.; Northern Water Horehound or Bugleweed; Floodplain woods; Infrequent, but locally abundant; C = 5; BSUH 17353.