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Artemesia vulgaris

Use this herb for:


  • Bitter tonic

  • Digestive liver support

  • Tone the stomach and increase appetite

  • Digestive aid

  • Nervous system tonic

  • Antispasmodic

  • Nutritive

  • Antiseptic

  • Used to induce lucid dreaming and astral travel/astral projection

  • Moxibustion in Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Wherever a digestive aid or stimulation might be needed

  • Worm and Parasitic infestations in the gastrointestinal regions

  • To promote normal menstrual flow

  • To ease depression and stress

  • Respiratory infections

  • Topically to reduce pain in sciatica, joint pain and muscle stiffness



  • Volatile oil (linalool, 1,8-cineole, b-thujone, borneol, a- and b-pinene)

  • Sesquiterpene Lactones (Vulgarin)

  • Flavonoids

  • Coumarin derivatives

  • Triterpenes


Cooling, drying, restoring, relaxing, stimulating, bitter

For the Constricted and Excited Tissue State


When you taste this plant and close your eyes you can see the veil of this dream and the next.  This plant has the potential to move the physical and mental body to a dreamy state.  The slight bitterness and sweetness moves one in to their body for grounding.


Native to temperate areas of Europe, Northren Africa, Asia, Alaska and in now naturalised in North America. Mugwort likes to grow in nitrogenous soil preferring weedy and uncultivated areas with poor and dry soil.


Do not take if you have an allergy to the Asteraceae family, Celery Mugwort spice syndrome, during pregnancy and lactation, with gastric and duodenal ulceration, hyperacidity or epilepsy.

May cause skin irritation or rash when applied topically.

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