A plant of the Mint family and genus Lycopus; esp. Lycopus Virginicus, which has mild narcotic and astringent properties, and is sometimes used as a remedy for hemorrhage.
a mildly narcotic and astringent aromatic herb having small whitish flowers; eastern United States
any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover
Lycopus virginica An effective nervine which also has been used for treating overactive thyroid glands. It is additionally useful for calming palpitations and coughs that are of a nervous origin.
Bugleweed improves circulation (helps the vascular system), helps combat symptoms associated with nervousness or nervous disorders, used to treat over active thyroid glands, combat heart palpitations, and reduce shakes (aids the nervous system). It's actions include: diuretic, peripheral vasoconstrictor, astringent, nervine, anti-tussive, sedative, mild narcotic, and tonic.