mugwort mugwort


  • (n) any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia


  1. Whoever can stay for 100 days in a cave, eating nothing but mugwort and garlic, will be rewarded with human form.
  2. Tadashi and I hiked down lanes lined with mugwort smelling like sage, through a bamboo thicket, into a blossoming locust grove, on past rice fields and small houses.


  • USC scientist looks to Chumash medicine for healing

    June 6, 2013 Kit Stolz, OVN correspondent One of the most common shade plants in Southern California is mugwort, a rangy grey-green perennial with serrated leaves, which also turns out to be one of the plants most useful for healing in the Chumash tradition. That’s according to Jim Adams, a professor in pharmacology at the [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Ojai Valley News

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