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Bugle, creeping (Ajuga reptans)

Bugle, creeper


Hepatic effect, anti-inflammatory, pain relieving

Areas of application:

Wounds, bruises, bruises, lowers blood pressure, internal bleeding, inflammation of the mouth and throat

Plant parts used:

young sprouts, flowers

Collection time:

January to December

To find:

Bugle is very common in deciduous and mixed forests, but also on the edges of moist meadows. Occasionally you can find pink or white flowering plants in addition to the blue ones.


Essential oils, bitter substances, tannins, iridoid glycosides, harpagoside, ajugalactones, rosmarinic acid


☕ Tea: Pour 1/4 liter of water over 1 teaspoon of dried herb. Let it set for 10 minutes. 1 cup after binge drinking (hangover).

The external use of tea has proven itself in cosmetics, e.g. B. as a facial toner for skin that tends to redness or couperose. The fresh plant can definitely be brewed for this.

Dried Bugle are suitable as a classic home tea that you drink every day. Fresh sprouts are an enrichment of herbal cuisine; they go well with salads, in all vegetables, in spinach and as an edible decoration for meat and sausage dishes.

The Pyramid Bugle (Ajuga pyramidalis) is used in the same way and is also an old medicinal plant.

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