Gipsywort

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Description

Lycopus europaeus
Also known as gypsywort, bugleweed, European bugleweed and water horehound, this is a hardy perennial to 1m tall for moist spots, watersides, ponds and bog gardens.

It is an astringent and sedative herb for hyperthyroidism, pre-menstrual and other issues. It should be avoided by those with thyroid disease or during pregnancy. The plant also yields a permanent black dye, once used by gypsies to darken their skin. S

uitable for sun or part shade. 9cm pot. Certified organic plant.

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Gallery: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycopus_europaeus#/media/File:Wolfspoot_R0012816.JPG