Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) - Herbal Remedy for Digestive Disorders
- Botanical Name - Artemisia vulgaris
- Family Name - Compositae
- Other Name - Felon Herb. St. John's Plant. Cingulum Sancti Johannis
Uses of Mugwort
- Urinary problems
- Menstrual problems
- Nervous disorders
- Upset stomach
- Sore throat
Health Benefits of Mugwort
- It has stimulant and slightly tonic properties, and is of value as a nerving and emmenagogue, having also diuretic and diaphoretic action.
- The juice is useful for fevers, agues and jaundice.
- An infusion is excellent for all disorders of the stomach, prevents sickness.
- Mugwort acts as a bitter digestive tonic, uterine stimulant, nervine, menstrual regulator, and anti-rheumatic.
- It is also useful for irregular menses.
- The whole plant is useful for depression, lack of craving and vomiting.
- Its antispasmodic action may relieve persistent vomit, and epilepsy.
- The leaves are useful for warts.
- It is to treat stomach ulcers and gastritis disorders.
- The infusion is to treat as a gargle also for sore throat.
- It is used in alternative medicine to expel intestinal worms, asthma and sterility.
- The powder is useful for digestion disorders. The powder is taken one to two teaspoonful twice a day with water.
- Juice - 5to 10ml
- Infusion - 15ml
- Powder - 3 to 6 gm
Juice, Infusion, Powder