Ingredient Spotlight

Ze Lan / Bugleweed

WHY WE LOVE IT

A powerful blood mover and anti-inflammatory herb, Bugleweed helps ease heavy menstrual bleeding and breast tenderness.

Helps with:

  • Heavy Bleeding

  • PMS

  • Breast Tenderness

  • Fatigue

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How it Heals

In Chinese Medicine, Bugleweed is a key herb in activating blood circulation and dispelling stasis to regulate menstruation. It also regulates water circulation and reduces swelling (injuries and edema).

In Western medicine, Bugleweed works to lower inflammation, regulate hormones, and reduce cycle-related breast pain. 

Fun fact: Bugleweed is considered an invasive species in North America, as it can quickly spread and provide ground cover for large areas.

How we use it

It is a great blood moving herb that is traditionally paired with its sister herb, Yi Mu Cao (Motherwort).

- Lulu Ge, Founder & CEO

What the research says

Ze Lan leaves can be used as a valuable alternative source of natural antioxidants.
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Ze Lan promotes blood circulation and removes blood stasis, some studies suggest that it can be used as a novel agent in therapeutic strategies for combating colon cancer.
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Ze Lan has the potential to treat edema, wound healing, and gynecological diseases such as irregular menstruation and menstrual pain.
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Lycopus lucidus L. F04 could significantly inhibit platelet aggregation and thrombus formation.

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