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Mugwort

Updated: Nov 24, 2019

Scientific name

Artemisia vulgaria


Family

Asteraceae/compositae


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Background

Also called wild wormwood

Mugwort is a perennial herb native to europe, asia, and northern africa. It pollinates mainly from july to september, although it may flower throughout the year, depending on the climate.

Applicable parts used

Aerial parts


Sentiment

Symbolizes travel and the overcoming of fatigue


Effects

Organs & systems affected

Gastrointestinal

Reproductive

Cardiovascular


Flower essence

Assist those who desire to gain a higher yet stable body-soul consciousness


Mechanism of action

Abortifacient, allergenic, analgesic, antibacterial, antidote, opium, antiepileptic , antiseptic, antispasmodic, aperitif, bitter, carminative, choleretic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, antifungal, hypoglycemic, nervine, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, and tonic


Nature

Slightly bitter; cooling and drying


Plant constituents

Volatile oils, coumarins, hydroxy-coumarins, lipohilic flavonoids, vulgarin, prunasin, and triterpenes


Traditional uses

Mugwort is traditionally used for gastrointestinal (gi) problems such as colic, diarrhea, constipation, cramps, weak digestion, worm infestations, and persistent vomiting. It is also used for liver dysfunction, menstrual problems, and irregular periods.


Safety

Precaution & adverse reactions

No reported side affects


Interactions

No reaction reported.


Pregnancy and lactation

Mugwort is though to have abortifacient and uterine stimulant effects. Avoid use during pregnancy.


Dosing

Herbal infusion: 1-2 tsp of dry herb up to 3 x daily as tolerated


Our favorite pairings

Ginger, raspberry leaf, chaste tree berry, wild yam and oats


Disclaimer

The information contained within this website is for educational purposes only. This site merely recounts the traditional uses of specific plants as recorded throughout history. With the information provided on this website, we wish to begin the journey to educate the community based on research, african holistic health, and herbal science. This information, in no shape or form, is intended to diagnose, treat, cure, prevent disease, or make claims against products or companies. This information provided on this site is to make public information and information acquired from research studies easily available to you. Rooted vigor, llc is giving you the opportunity to draw your own conclusions and make your own decisions from the information provided. The information on this website may or may not have been evaluated by the fda. Seek advice from a medical practitioner as necessary.


References

Https://naturalmedicines-therapeuticresearch-com.ezproxy.fau.edu/databases/food,-herbs-supplements/professional.aspx?productid=123

Pursell, jj. The herbal apothecary: 100 medicinal herbs and how to use them. Timber press. Kindle edition.

Http://www.fesflowers.com/blog/mugwort-grounded-bodily-awareness-and-expansion-consciousness/

Https://www.motherearthliving.com/gardening/glossary-of-herbal-sentiments

Http://www.herbalbear.com/herbinfo/herbchart.html

Https://www.cambridgenaturals.com/blog/mugwort-a-wild-beauty-in-urban-places

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