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Bugleweed Loose Herb- 50 Grams

₦6,050

Scientific Name: Lycopus virginicus 

Origin: USA 

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Bugleweed has been traditionally used in the treatment of respiratory disorders, cough, tuberculosis, mild heart ailments, fever and cold. It is used in conjunction with lemon balm for treating Graves’ disease. Bugleweed moderates estrogen levels in women. It also provides relief from cyclic breast pain. Listed below are few of the health benefits of bugleweed include:

Respiratory Health

Bugleweed extract consists of various anti-inflammatory compounds which are why this herb is commonly used to relieve respiratory distress, such as excessive coughing, shortness of breath, and sore throats. It can calm the respiratory tracts and eliminate irritation, while also helping to expel phlegm and mucus, where bacteria and other pathogens can develop.

 

Protects the Heart

Bugleweed helps in normalising the heart rate and reducing blood pressure, it helps to protect against atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes, which are some of the primary killers around the world today. 

Grave’s diseases

Many people recommend taking bugleweed to treat Grave’s disease which an immune disorder is resulting in excessive thyroid hormones being produced. Symptoms of the condition are extremely uncomfortable and include palpitations, tremors, weight loss, and lack of libido. It can also cause certain physical changes such as bulging eyes and goiters. Bugleweed is used to lower high levels of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism)

Speed Healing

If you have suffered a small cut or abrasion, applying bugleweed extract topically can encourage rapid healing. The powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of the compounds will promote cell growth, prevent infection, and reduce pain and inflammation all at the same time!

Sleep Disorders

Bugleweed has long been used by people who suffer from sleeplessness or insomnia. If you frequently wake up throughout the night and struggle to get continuous, restful sleep, then adding it to your herbal supplement schedule might be a good idea. It interacts with your hormones in the body, helping to balance your Circadian rhythms and promote healthy rest. 

Good for weight loss

This herb is low in calories and rich in hypoglycemic properties. So, it is a good option for those who are on a weight loss diet. It is also good for decreasing your crave for food and therefore prevents you from over eating.

Hormonal Disorders

When it comes to the thyroid gland, there are few parts of the body that aren’t affected by its hormone distribution. Thyroid hormone itself is crucial to health, and hyper- and hypothyroidisms are serious conditions that need diligent medical care. Research has shown that bugleweed has a powerful effect on thyroid levels and can help to prevent various hormonal disorders that can be so devastating to the body. It also helps to regulate estrogen levels in women, which protects women from cyclic breast pain. 

Anti-anxiety

Soothing effects of bugleweed can be very effective for those people who suffer from chronic stress and unexplained anxiety. This can also promote a healthier heart, as chronic stress can lead to heart palpitations and arrhythmias. Stress hormones in the body for extended periods of time can cause havoc on the organ systems and metabolism, so bugleweed is often turned to as a general health booster for those suffering from chronic stress.

bugleweed “lessens the frequency of the pulse, irritability, and its attendant inflammation, in a manner equaled by no other remedy“

Overall Health

Antioxidant cocktail that is found in bugleweed extract mean that it helps to affect dozens of organ systems and have a powerful effect on countless health conditions. Phytochemical compounds helps to eliminate the dangerous free radicals present in our body that cause cellular breakdown and death, as well as mutation. By adding a regular boost of antioxidants to your system, you promote overall health of your metabolism and organ systems. 

Relieves Menstrual Cramps

Research has revealed that this weed can help women who are suffering from intense premenstrual disorders. This herb is known to ease the anxiety, tension, and stress experienced during this stage by improving the flow of blood. It is also effective in reducing the pain experienced in the breasts during pre-menstrual stage. Infusion as well as tincture of Bugle is known to give women a hassle-free period by regulating menstruation and easing cramps.

Women, who are looking to wean their little one, can also take the help of this herb as it is known to lower and even suppress the production of breast milk.

Blood Pressure 

Anti-hypotensive and anti-hypertensive properties of this herb help in protecting your body from the negative effects of high blood pressure as well as low blood pressure. As a result your body is kept healthy.

Promotes Digestion

Naturally rich tonic for your body, it helps in easing stomach disorders. It regulates your appetite and promotes digestion. It is also known to ease the irritation caused by diarrhea, helping in faster recovery from diarrhea. Bugle tea also helps in treating various stomach disorders, including digestion and dyspepsia. It is also an effective cure for enteritis and gastritis.

Effective for Dysuria

Dysuria is a medical condition where urination is accompanied by intense pain. Natural diuretic agent, bugle is also a vaso-relaxant. These properties help soothe the muscles of the urinary tract, easing the pain associated with this condition.

Natural anti-pyretic agent

Bugleweed is often used for treating high fever, particularly when it occurs along with bleeding of the nose. It also has the ability to calm tensed nervous system, thus helping in lowering the high temperature associated with fever.

 

Precautions

  • Avoid use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Plant is said to be a narctic hallucinogen that is known to have caused fatalities.
  • If you are already on hormone-related medications, adding bugleweed to the mix can complicate treatment.
  • If you are undergoing chemotherapy, the constituents may react poorly with radioactive isotopes and induce illness.
  • If you are already taking sedatives, this could be complicated by bugleweed’s sedative properties.
  • Lactating mothers are also advised to stay away from bugle, unless they want to start weaning.
  • People suffering from hypothyroid diseases should consult a health care provider before using bugleweed.
  • Bugleweed may interfere with blood glucose medication; it is contraindicated in patients with diabetes or hypoglycemia.
  • People with endocrine disorders such as hypopituitarism, pituitary adenoma or hypogonadism should not take it.
  • Bugleweed should never be replaced for prescription thyroid medications except on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • Patients who suffer from osteoporosis or who are taking oral contraceptives or fertility drugs should consult their doctor before taking the herb.
  • People with hypo function, enlarged thyroid or receiving medications for thyroid should not use this herb.
  • Prior to undergoing any surgery, you need to stop taking bugleweed, at least two weeks before the operation.

Premium Quality

• Imported 100% raw from the USA

• Carefully Packed in Nigeria

• USDA Organic*

• Non-GMO**

• GMP Manufacturing

All our products are 100% natural and processed in a FDA Registered Facility in the USA.

 

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