Mental & Emotional Effects: Mugwort essential oil soothes, relaxes, and calms hysteria. Mugwort also aids in spiritual development and deep meditation. Its dream enhancing powers assist in reconnecting with higher consciousness.
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Leaves, buds, flowers
Chakra Association: Muladhara (Root Chakra)
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Herbaceous and sweet, warming with a slight pine undertone
Country of Origin: Morocco
Traditional Uses: Mugwort essential oil is used in traditional Eastern medicine to treat epilepsy via moxibustion. It is also believed that mugwort strengthens the life force or chi. Mugwort essential oil is used in the west for magic spells and astral projection. It is believed to promote lucid dreaming.
Properties: Anti-epileptic, diuretic, emenagogue, stimulant
Mental & Emotional Effects: Soothes, relaxes, and calms hysteria. Mugwort essential oil assists with spiritual development and deeper meditations. It's dream-enhancing powers may help one connect with their higher consciousness.
Benefits: May aid digestive disorders by promoting the production bile and gastric acids. Can be used to treat menstrual irregularity. May help with nervous system disorders. Stimulates secretion of hormones in the endocrine system.
Blends well with these other essential oils: cedarwood, clary sage, lavender, rosemary, pine, patchouli
Other Interesting Notes: Mugwort is associated with the goddess Diana (Artemis) who rules the moon and hunting. It was also historically used as one of the bitter herbs of Passover. A few drops on the pillow before sleep may promote astral projection and lucid dreaming.
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