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Gypsywort (Lycopus europaeus)


Thyroid-effective, calming, strengthening

Areas of application:

Nervousness, heart problems, overactive thyroid, racing heart, fear

Homeopathy: Hyperthyroidism with nervousness, heart problems, irritability, circulatory disorders

Plant parts used:

flowering herb

Collection time:

July to September

To find:

Near bodies of water, in damp meadows and ditches, near garden ponds with swamp zones.


Tannins, glycoside lycopene, essential oil, phenolic acids, flavonoids, mineral zinc


☕ Tea: 1 heaped teaspoon of herb is poured with 1/4 liter of boiling water and left to steep for 10 minutes. For heart palpitations and anxiety, 2 cups daily.

Gypsywort has strongly toothed leaves that resemble a wolf's foot. The flowers are reddish dashed.

The plant can also be smoked.

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