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Mugwort herb (Artemisia vulgaris), Organic

32p per 10g
Used in moxibustion in TCM and can be brewed as tea for various health benefits.

Why We Stock It

This is a great one to have in the shop and grows so widely in the UK, the more you learn about it, the easier it is to go forage and harvest some for yourself. Its a must have in the health cupboard.

Where

Grown with biodynamic methods in Sussex.

If harvest runs out, then we purchase wild harvested Mugwort in Poland

Who

Sourced via Organic herb trading

How To Use It

One teasppon steeped in hot water and left to brew for 10 – 15 minutes.

Can also be used as a warm compress on problem areas.

How To Dispose Of It

Herbs can be composted after use.

Health Benefits

Mugwort is known to stop nightmares and a great herb for aiding sleep and warding off evil spirits.

Romans used to put in their sandles before marching to stop fatigue.

Can be used externally and internally for:

– rashes, itches, eczema

– Arthritis

– Vomitting, nausea, headches and travel sickness

– To promote digestion, low appetite, colic, indigestion, diarrheaa, constipation, stomach acidity

– natural insect repellent

– Good for nervous system, so can be useful with epilepsy, ticks and with anxiety/stress

The herb can be used to bring on menstration if running later and was used in the past to induce abortions.

Warning: not recommended during pregnancy

Ingredients/Materials

100 % dried Artemisia vulgaris, leaves, stems and flower buds