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Bugleweed

Bugleweed

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Description

Bugleweed (Lycopus virginicus) is an herb that has been historically valued for its medicinal properties and is known for a range of potential health benefits. This herb is often recognized for its potential positive impact on the thyroid gland, with some suggesting its ability to regulate thyroid function. Additionally, bugleweed is believed to possess mild sedative properties, making it a potential ally in managing anxiety and promoting relaxation. Its historical use also extends to addressing respiratory issues, such as coughs and bronchitis. Furthermore, bugleweed is thought to have a diuretic effect, contributing to its traditional use in supporting kidney health.

Benefits

Thyroid Support:

Bugleweed has been traditionally used to regulate thyroid function. Some compounds in bugleweed may inhibit the production of thyroid hormones, making it potentially useful in cases of hyperthyroidism.

Cardiovascular Health:

It is believed that bugleweed may have a mild hypotensive effect, helping to lower blood pressure. This could be beneficial for individuals with mild hypertension.

Anti-inflammatory Properties:

Bugleweed contains compounds with potential anti-inflammatory properties. This may contribute to its traditional use in addressing inflammatory conditions.

Respiratory Health:

In traditional medicine, bugleweed has been used to alleviate respiratory issues such as coughs and mild bronchitis. Its expectorant properties may help in clearing mucus from the respiratory tract.

Menstrual Health:

Bugleweed is sometimes used to address menstrual irregularities. It may help regulate menstrual cycles and alleviate symptoms associated with PMS.

Anxiety and Nervous System Support:

Some herbalists suggest that bugleweed has mild sedative properties, which may contribute to its use in managing stress and anxiety.

Diuretic Effects:

Bugleweed has diuretic properties, which means it may help increase urine production. This could be beneficial for individuals with mild edema or fluid retention.

Antioxidant Activity:

The herb contains antioxidants that may help combat oxidative stress and protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.

Anti-viral Properties:

Some studies suggest that bugleweed may possess antiviral properties, which could be relevant in the context of certain viral infections.

Wound Healing:

Bugleweed has been used topically to aid in wound healing. It may have mild antiseptic properties that could support the healing process.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does Shipping Take?

Processing Time: 2-5 business days after purchase 

Shipping Time: Free 3-5 business days; Expedited 2-3 business days

What Is The Shelf Life Of Your Gummies?

The shelf life of our gummies is 30-45 days in a cool, dry environment. No refrigeration required

Where Do You Source Your Sea Moss?

Our Irish Sea Moss (Chondrus Crispus) is sourced from off the coast of Maine.

Our Gold Sea Moss (Genus Gracilaris) is sourced off the shores of Jamaica.

Do Your Gummies Contain Gelatin?

Our gummies do not contain any gelatin as well as it’s free from pesticides, chemicals, animals and unnatural ingredients.

Are Your Gummies Safe For Toddlers?

Yes, although we only recommend our fruit gummies and not our herbal gummies for children between the ages of 3-6 years old that are used to chewing gummies and hard candies.

Are Your Gummies Safe For Pregnant and Breastfeeding Woman?

Yes but only our fruit gummies are safe and beneficial for breastfeeding and pregnant woman.

How Many Gummies Come In Each Jar?

Square Gummies: 90 gummies come in each jar for a serving of 3 gummies per day.

Bear Gummies: 120 gummies come in each jar for a serving of 4 gummies per day.

We recommend 1-2 gummies per day for children under the age of 7.

Do These Gummies Also Contain Vitamins?

Yes they do! Our  gummies contain small amounts vitamin A, B(1,2,3,6,7,9,12), C, D, E and K. Our sea moss contains a huge portion of these vitamins but they are also high in our other ingredients such as dulse, kombu and burdock root.