is a species of flowering plant of the family Lamiaceae
. Popularly known as Yellow Bugle
, the plant has many of the same characteristics and properties as Ajuga reptans
is a small herbacious perennial that reaches 10-40 cm in height.
- An astringent on account of tannin; used against diarrhea
- A bitter tonic that improves digestion
- Applied externally, helps to heal wounds
- Also prized for its stimulative effect on the contractions of the uterus