Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) has been used in cases of internal bleeding, worms and bad breath. It is an antidote for many poisonous mushrooms. It is a nervine used to treat uncontrollable shaking, insomnia, and nervousness. This bitter tonic can be used for digestion and liver function improvement. Mugwort is effective in promoting menstruation, has a stimulating effect on uterine circulation and also eases cramps. Mugwort has been used as a worming medicine for humans and animals. It has similar properties to wormwood and can be taken when traveling to tropical countries to prevent malaria. NOTE: Mugwort is best used in small quantities and for short periods of time. (It is TOXIC in large doses). It is not recommended for children. Avoid during pregnancy, as it stimulates uterine contractions.
- Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Mugwort can provide relief for: • Constipation • Cramps (menstrual) • Digestive Aid • Jaundice • Liver Problems • Stomach Problems • Worms (expels)