Mugwort has been traditionally used to regulate menstrual cycle and assisting women to treat symptoms of menopause. It has sedative and antispasmodic properties. It may help in the treatment of anxiety, mild depression and menstrual cramps.
Mugwort is also a digestive tonic and may help stimulate appetite, prevent the bloated feeling as well as stimulate the secretion of gastric juices to accelerate digestion and relieve intestinal gas. In folklore mugwort was believed to bring about powerful and vivid dreams.
- nontoxic, but as with all herbs with emmenagogic properties, avoid in early pregnancy
4 oz, 2 oz