Mugwort – Dream Plant with a Long History

Aromatic mugwort has been used to help women with menstrual and menopausal issues, it has been included with greens to stuff geese, and used to make beer before hops became popular. Its generic name, Artemisia, comes from the Greek moon goddess, Artemis, patron of women. In Pagan ceremonies, a belt of mugwort was worn while dancing around the fire summer solstice celebrations. When the dance was … Read More