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What other names is Bugle known by?

Ajuga, Ajuga reptans, Bugle Rampante, Bugula, Carpenter's Herb, Herbe au Charpentier, Herbe à la Coupure, Ivette, Middle Comfrey, Middle Confound, Petite Consoude, Sicklewort.

What is Bugle?

Bugle is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take bugle for gallbladder and stomach disorders.

Bugle is sometime applied directly to the mouth and throat to reduce swelling. It is also put directly on the skin to treat wounds.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Gallbladder disorders.
  • Stomach disorders.
  • Swelling of the mouth and throat, when applied directly.
  • Wounds, when applied directly.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of bugle for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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