Mugwort, Wildcrafted Artemesia vulgaris


Mugwort   ( Artemesia vulgaris  ) is wildcrafted in Hungary


Black Sage, Cingulum Sancti Johannis, Felon Herb, Sailor's Tobacco,

St. John's Plant

Cautions   please be aware that herbs, although natural can interact with certain medications, and that they may be ill advised to use under certain health conditions.  Please consult a qualified health practitioner for cautions pertinent to you.

No therapeutic claim   is made or intended for this product.  Information is for educational purposes only. 

Please Note   The combined weight of each individual herb powder will be packed in one bag unless you specify otherwise.  Ie if you order 2x50g, it will be packed as 1 x 100g 


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Actions: Bitter tonic, stimulant, nervine tonic, emmenagogue.
Mugwort can be used wherever a digestive stimulant is called for. It will aid the digestion through the bitter stimulation of the juices whilst also providing a carminative oil. It has a mildly nervine action in aiding depression and easing tension, which appears to be due to the volatile oil, so it is essential that this is not lost in preparation. Mugwort may also be used as an emmenagogue in the aiding of normal menstrual flow.

Mugwort Herb has a long and rich history of use in medicine as an herbal remedy for wide and diverse range of ailments from epilepsy and rheumatism to constipation. Mugwort Herb has shown promise as an antifungal and antibacterial agent. Plus, it is a great source of vitamin C, calcium and zinc.

Mugwort Herb is also sometimes referred to as St. John's Plant because of the tradition of gathering the herb on St. John's Eve to protect against disease and other tragedies. Mugwort Herb is also thought to enhance dreams when placed under your pillow at night. Asian tradition suggests using Mugwort Herb in blends as a treatment for rheumatism, and in European herbal medicine, it is used to ease the symptoms of epilepsy and palsy.

Mugwort Herb has also been recommended by some herbalists as a uterine stimulant and treatment for amenorrhea. This herb is also thought by some to aid with constipation, depression, anxiety and vomiting. Recent research has focused on its antibacterial and antifungal properties, along with its healing properties. Mugwort Herb is also a natural source of vitamin C, beta carotene, fiber, calcium, and zinc.