from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See bugle3.
- n. See water horehound.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An aromatic herb with small white flowers, Lycopus virginicus; water horehound
- n. Any of a group of herbs used for ground cover; bugle
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common name of the North American plant Lycopus Virginicus, reputed astringent and sedative, and used as a remedy for hemorrhage from the lungs.
- n. Same as Ajuga.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mildly narcotic and astringent aromatic herb having small whitish flowers; eastern United States
- n. any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover
So, I capered off with Zak to dig up irises, coral bells, foxglove, primroses, violets, bugleweed, forget me nots and foamflower from our huge perennial beds.
TREATMENT: For hyperthyroid, one herb that is known to be effective is bugleweed Lycopus virginicus.
In my garden, Ajuga reptans, or bugleweed, has been successful, and I enjoy its short, spiky indigo-blue flowers in spring.
You might also want to try spotted deadnettle, bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), periwinkle or the evergreen groundcover Japanese spurge
Consider buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum), bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) chickweed
He has appropriated spots on his front lawn for perennials like bishop's hat and bugleweed, created large pots for plants on his front steps, and even built a rustic trellis as a "comfy home" for the healthy crop of snap peas that edge his driveway.
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