Mugwort Oil

Mugwort Oil

Also known as Artemisia vulgaris, mugwort is a flowering plant native to Asia and Europe. It produces yellow or reddish flowers and dark green leaves with silver fuzz. Although it’s classified as a weed and typically removed from gardens and lawns, it has a long history as a medicinal herb.

The parts of the mugwort plant that grow above the ground are used to make essential oil. Compounds in the oil (including camphor, pinene, and cineole) are said to have potent antioxidant, antibacterial, and antifungal effects. A chemical called artemisinin is also found in the root, stem, leaves, and blossoms of the mugwort plant. Artemisinin is thought to have anti-cancer properties. 

Warmth is spread throughout your body by mugwort oil. It aids digestion and functions as a nervine. It works well as a diuretic and stimulates urination. Mugwort essential oil is also a general stimulant that can improve all body systems by increasing the body’s secretion of vital hormones and enzymes.

Mugwort oil is widely used to ease inflammation and pain, menstrual complaints, and treat parasites. Mugwort essential oil has relaxing and shooting effects on the nervous system and brain that helps to calm hysteric and epileptic attack.

Artemisia vulgaris L.

Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort) Oil 

Pale yellow to brown colored liquid

As a spice, insect repellent, medicine, and popular ingredient in many skin care products

Steam distillation

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