Mugwort

Mugwort

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Large bushy plant with aromatic leaves with soft silvery undersides and small red-brown flowers. Unlike most other wormwoods that have no culinary uses, mugwort is used to season the stuffings of duck, pork, and game. It's primary use is as a medicinal herb mainly in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. (Artemesia vulgaris)

Medicinal: A digestive stimulant, vermifuge, bitter tonic, mild nervine, and menstrual tonic. Used for moxabustion in China. Not to be given intenally for lactating or pregnant women since it stimulates the uterus.

Growing instructions: Perennial in zones 3-9. Stratification aids germination. Germination at 70°F in 14-21 days. Transplant in spring or fall. Full sun. Grows 36-60" tall. Space 12-18" apart.

Packet: 0.05g - approximately 492 seeds