Health Benefits of Mugwort


Mugwort is a shrub that grows all over the world and is one of the most powerful of all Chinese herbs. Mugwort has been used for years for digestive problems including acid stomach, stomach pain, indigestion, gas, and intestinal problems too.


Mugwort is a mild narcotic and helps those suffering from insomnia get a good nights rest. Mugwort also works to relax and sooth away anxiety and stress, plus exhaustion, nervousness, and mild depression. Mugwort also enhances dreaming and helps people remember their dreams.


Mugwort is a good diuretic making it good for the kidneys, liver, and spleen and for detoxing the body making it good for gout. And there is some indication that Mugwort lowers blood sugar… thus making it good for diabetics. Mugwort is antibacterial and anti-fungal agent… and also a good expectorant and antiasmatic herb.


And Mugwort stimulates menstruation, and can be used for painful menstrual cramps and can regulate the monthly cycle.


Paul Haider – Master Herbalist

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