People use bugleweed for overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), premenstrual syndrome (PMS), insomnia, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Do not confuse bugleweed with white horehound, black horehound, or veronica. These are not the same.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for BUGLEWEED overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy: It's likely unsafe to take bugleweed by mouth during pregnancy because it might affect hormones.
Breast-feeding: It's possibly unsafe to take bugleweed by mouth while breast-feeding. It might affect milk production.
Thyroid disorders: Don't use bugleweed if you have a thyroid disorder or are receiving thyroid treatments.
Thyroid hormone interacts with BUGLEWEED
Taking bugleweed might change the way that thyroid hormone pills work. Don't take bugleweed if you take thyroid pills.
Be cautious with this combination
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