Mugwort Herb Cut & Sifted

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Common mugwort is an herb native to Europe, Africa and Asia that is now naturalized throughout North America. The herb is known by a variety of common names, such as Cronewort, Felon Herb and Old Uncle Henry. In the Ukraine, the herb is called chornobylnik, which inspired the name of the now abandoned city of Chernobyl because the root word translates to "a place where mugwort grows."

Mugwort is traditionally used in smaller quantities in tea blends.

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approximate cups to one pound21
origineastern europe
plant part usedroot, leaves
processingcut & sifted

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
appearance & aromaCompact and hairy.


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cosmeticInfuse in oil or alcohol for use in various cosmetics, including lotions, ointments and liniments.
culinaryAdd to tea blends, alone or with other herbs.
householdThe hairy leaves may be used as tinder for fireplaces. Mugwort is also used to repel insects.
aromaticUse in herbal incense blends.

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Pleasant tasting but slightly resinous. Pair with simple herbs and flowers, like chamomile and mint.

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what else you should know

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motherwort herb

Mugwort is an ancient herb with a long history of use for culinary and ceremonial purposes.

In terms of flavor, mugwort is described as tasting like chrysanthemum flowers. This is probably why the herb is also known as Chrysanthemum Weed. Other common names for this plant include St. John's Plant, Common Wormwood and Wild Wormwood.

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