Synonyms: White Mugwort, Artemisia, Common Mugwort, Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in France
Composition: 100% organic Mugwort essential oil Extraction: Water-steam distillation of fresh Mugwort
Active Constituents: Thujone
Viscosity: Thin to medium
About: The history of Mugwort is steeped in myth and lore: it was known in the middle-ages as a “witch’s herb” due to its metaphysical effects, such promoting dreams. The oil’s scent is herbal and pungent with minty-sweet top notes.
Common Uses: Mugwort may be found in formulations for promoting scar-reduction, sleep, and disinfection.
Blending Recommendations: Mugwort’s earthy, sage-like aroma is blended best with other woody, herbal scents. Angelica Root, Cistus, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Hyssop Decumbens, Inula, Sweet Marjoram, Sweet Orange, Oregano, Peppermint, Ravintsara, Sage, Spikenard, St. John’s Wort, Tea Tree, Thuja, Vetiver, Vitex, Yarrow.
Safety Information: Mugwort essential oil is not to be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding, with children under 13 or the elderly, epileptics or those prone to convulsions or seizures. Maximum Adult Dilution: 1%; 6 drops per ounce. Maximum Dilution for Children: do not use with children.
*Information given is the historical use of medicinal herbs. This information is for educational purposes only, not FDA approved. We do not intend to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Please use all essential oils under the advice and council of your local herbalist, aromatherapist, midwife, spiritual advisor, and/or doctor.