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bu·gle·weed

(byū'gĕl-wēd)
Herbal derived from Lycopus virginicus, used in various forms; mild astringent and narcotic, used in treatment of Graves disease; some clinical studies have been completed.
Synonym(s): carpenter's herb, gypsy weed, menta de lobo, sicklewort.
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bugleweed

(bū′g'l-wēd″)
A perennial herb of the genus Lycopus, principally found in moist habitats in Europe and North America. It is used mainly in homeopathic remedies for cardiac and thyroid disorders. It contains cardiac glycosides and iodine.
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The treatment with Lycopus europaeus did not cause distinct changes to the f[T.sub.3], f[T.sub.4] and TSH concentrations in serum.
An observational study yielded no noticeable changes of thyroid parameters in the serum of humans treated with Lycopus europaeus, whereas a reduction of tachycardic episodes and an improvement of vegetative and psychic complaints was observed (Scheck and Biller, 2000).
The [T.sub.4] excretion in urine is significantly increased in the Lycopus europaeus group as compared to the control group, which was treated exclusively with other classical naturopathic procedures.
tendential effects caused by the additional intake of Lycopus europaeus. The effects of the clinical naturopathic treatment are described by a study on a large clinical population published by Beer et al.
Concerning the assumed effects of Lycopus europaeus, the plasma values of [T.sub.3], [T.sub.4] in urine, TSH, clinical pathology and heart frequence in the morning will be discussed in the following.
Influence of Lycopus europaeus extracts on distribution of iodine in human serum.
On the knowledge of the constituents of Lycopus europaeus. 1.
Isopimarane diterpenoids from Lycopus europaeus. J.