Mystical magical mugwort the herb of protection and psychic vision. Artemisia vulgaris, sometimes known as common wormwood, felon herb, travelers herb, chrysanthemum weed and Sailors tobacco (used as a alternative to tobacco when supplies run low at sea) among others. Native to Europe, Asia, Africa and some parts of North America, this perennial plant grows one to two meters tall and is very hardy, some call it a weed.
MUGWORT – Artemisia vulgaris
One of the most popular medicinal herbs used in Japanese and Chinese medicine for a variety of health benefits, including colds, fever, flu, headache and bowel pain. The leaves and flowers are also used to flavor food, such as meat and fish, the Japanese use mugwort to make a variety of sweets. Before the use of hops, mugwort was the favored flavor ingredient for ( dried leaves ) beer.