Mugwort (Artemesia Vulgaris) 1 oz.
1 oz. Mugwort (Artemesia Vulgaris)
Artemisia vulgaris (mugwort or common wormwood) is one of several species in the genus Artemisia which have common names that include the word mugwort. This species is also occasionally known as Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood, Old uncle Henry, Sailor's Tobacco, Naughty Man, Old Man or St. John's Plant (not to be confused with St Johns wort).
It is native to temperate Europe, Asia, northern Africa and Alaska and is naturalized in North America, where some consider it an invasive weed. It is a very common plant growing on nitrogenous soils, like weedy and uncultivated areas, such as waste places and roadsides.
Mugwort - aka The Dreaming Herb has been reported to have a calming effect. It is used in meditation and is sometimes used as a tonic herb.
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