Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Leaves, buds, flowering parts
Chakra Association: Muladhara (Root)
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Herbaceous and sweet, warming, slight pine undertone
Largest Producing Countries: Morocco, France, China, India, Japan
Traditional Uses: Used in Eastern medicine to treat epilepsy via moxibustion and strengthen chi. Used in the west for magic spells and astral projection. It aids in lucid dreaming.
Properties:Anti-epileptic,diuretic, emenagogue, simulant, Uterine,
Mental & Emotional Effects: Soothes, relaxes, and calms hysteria, Mugwort aids in spiritual development and deeper meditation. It’s dream enhancing powers may help one reconnect with their higher self.
Benefits: May aid in during digestive disorders by promoting bile and gastric acids. Can be used to treat menstral irregularity. May help nervous system disorders. Stimulates secretion of hormones in the endocrine gland.
Blends well with: Cedarwood, clary sage, lavender, rosemary, pine, patchouli
Other Interesting Notes: It is associated with the goddess Diana (Artemis) who rules the moon and hunting. It was also used as one of the bitter herbs of Passover. A few drops on the pillow before sleep may promote astral projection.
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