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Mugwort (Organic)

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Element: Earth
Planet: Venus

Bulk Herbs: Mugwort (Organic)
Artemisia vulgaris

Format: C/S
Size: 1 oz package

Also Known as: Artemisia vulgaris, Felon herb, Common Wormwood, Common Mugwort, Douglas Mugwort, St. John’s Plant, Sailor’s Tobacco, Cronewort.

Farming Type: Organic
Origin: Hungary

Mugwort is a common plant in the British isles; its angular, purple stalks growing more than three feet in height. It bears dark green leaves with cottony down undersides. Mugwort is said to have derived its name from having been used to flavor beer before the wide use of hops. The botanical name is derived from Artemisia, the Greek goddess of the hunt, fertility, and the forests and hills. Roman soldiers were known to put mugwort in their sandals to keep their feet from getting tired. Native Americans equate mugwort with witchcraft. They believed that the rubbing of the leaves on the body are said to keep ghosts away, and a necklace of mugwort leaves is said to help protect against dreaming about the dead. It has been believed that John the Baptist wore a girdle of mugwort in the wilderness for protection.

Other magical attributes include protection for road weary travelers, and general protection against the evils of the spirit realms. Mugwort is traditionally used as a tea, may also be encapsulated or taken as an extract. Popularly mixed with other botanicals to create dream and sleep pillows for the invocation of dreams. Many have reported that if mugwort is used as a tea before bed, or even just sprinkled around your pillow, a person may have lucid dreams that night.

NOTE: Internal use not recommended while pregnant. Habitual use may cause nervous problems and liver damage.

In magick, Mugwort has long been revered as the ultimate herb for aiding with psychic advancement. Mugwort is ruled by Earth and Venus, which makes a perfect balance in anchoring you in the real world for exploration in the astral. It has also been used by those trying to achieve astral projection and an infusion of Mugwort is an excellent medium for cleaning all of your psychic tools!


For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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