Hazardous Oil – Mugwort – Artemisia vulgaris
Leaves and flowers
Sagewort oil or Cornewort oil
Mugwort has an herbaceous, camphoraceous, sage-like scent
Used to ward off evil spells in Europe; thought to increase psychic powers. Mugwort is excellent for divination, especially through dreams, and for lucid dreaming. Used by shamans as a liquid dream pillow, it is also an ingredient in flying ointments. Associated with Diana, goddess of the moon and hunting.
Blends Well With
Mugwort oil blends with oakmoss, rosemary, patchouli, lavender, pine, sage, clary sage and cedar wood
Mugwort is efficient in curing digestive disorders from an abnormal flow of digestive juices or due to microbial infections. It assists in treating epilepsy and hysteria. It has a warming effect on the body, which counters the effects of cold temperatures and dampness.
Mugwort kills intestinal worms and is also used to ease painful menstrual cramps as it relaxes tension through the abdominal area and encourages blood flow when periods are delayed or scanty. It also helps keep the uterus safe from the effects of aging, avoiding early or untimely menopause and protects it from uterine ulcers and tumours. Problems associated with periods, such as fatigue, headache, abdominal pains, and nausea can also be improved.
The soothing and the relaxing effects of this oil on the brain and the nervous system helps calm any epileptic and hysteric attacks when they occur.
With skin complaints Mugwort is used to alleviate eczema, acne and psoriasis. It is also helpful with actinic keratosis, reducing the abnormal cell production and promoting healthy cell growth.
Mugwort can also help if suffering from chronic renal failure and an accumulation of water in the body or if suffering from renal calculi, obesity, hypertension, and symptoms associated with the accumulation of toxins in the body, such as rheumatism arthritis and gout.
In a vaporiser, use for epilepsy, hysteria and regulation of periods. In a water-based diffuser it can be used for digestive disorders and avoiding microbial infections, relaxing and easing headaches, fatigue, abdominal pains and nausea.
Diluted to 0.5% or less in a carrier oil for arthritis, rheumatism, water retention and gout.
Mugwort plant is known for its mystical and magical values This is one of the bitter herbs used during Passover. Helps in feeling strong and able to defend yourself.
This oil is toxic, irritant, neuro-toxic, and can cause abortions. It should never be used during pregnancy or with infants and children. NEVER INGEST
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- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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