Mugwort is a valuable digestive tonic. Its bitterness stimulates the appetite and helps to breakdown fats. This makes it very useful for people who have gall-bladder problems, or for those who have had their gall-bladder removed.
Mugwort is a popular herb that is known to aid in reducing or eliminating depression, low spirits and ease tension.
Aromatic mugwort herb is used as a way to improve dream recall, enhance the intensity of dreams or reliably achieve lucid dreams.
People who have insomnia, or shift workers whose sleep patterns are constantly interrupted through changes of work hours may also use mugwort as an actual herbal aid to help them relax and fall asleep more quickly. Mugwort is used medicinally, especially in Asian traditional medicine to make moxa, which is burned near the skin to raise vital energy in that area.
Botanical Name: Artemisia vulgaris
Action: Mugwort is an old-fashioned popular remedy for epilepsy. It also helps hysteria. It is also known to help with obstruction of the spleen and weakness of the stomach.
Caution: Mugwort is not suitable for pregnant and breastfeeding women, or for young children