Mugwort is an aromatic plant with a rich history, with many ancient cultures putting it to use.
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Mugwort is an aromatic plant with a rich history, with many ancient cultures putting it to use. Mugwort plays an important role in Chinese acupuncture, with a history dating back 3000 years. It is used in moxibustion, a process in which mugwort leaves are burned over acupuncture points to help release energy. Moxibustion can help treat menstrual cramping, stimulate a regular menstrual cycle and may even encourage unborn infants to move into the correct position prior to delivery.
Other health benefits of include: to treat diarrhoea and constipation, headaches and nosebleeds, for insomnia, nerve problems, fever and chills. Mugwort leaves are also used in cooking for their bitter flavour and as a natural insecticide in the garden.
|Botanical Name||Artemisia vulgaris|
|Country of Origin||Hungary/Serbia|
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