Essential Oil - Mugwort
Botanical name: Artemisia vulgaris
Color: Very light yellow
Perfumery note: Middle
Related Planets/Deities: Moon/Artemis/Wotan
Aroma: Complex, floral, minty, exotic
Energetic Properties: Enchanting, dreamy
Aromatherapy Properties: In Europe, Mugwort has been associated with superstition and witchcraft. It was seen as a protective charm against evil and danger. A yellowy-orange mobile liquid with a blue-violet hint, having an intensely sweet, almost floral citrus scent. It blends well with other citrus oils, especially neroli, and with spice oils such as nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove.
Spiritual Uses: Used in magick and other esoteric areas since antiquity, Mugwort has long been associated with sorcery, witchcraft, divination, and dreaming. It is also a tried-and-true ingredient in many types of protection rituals and meditations.
Blends well with: Oakmoss, Lavender, Clary Sage, Chamomile, Lemon, Clove, and Cedarwood.
History: Mugwort has a long history of cultivation and use. St. John the Baptist wore a girdle of Mugwort when he went into the wilderness. Roman soldiers planted it by the roadside, so that weary passersby might stuff the herbage into their shoes to relieve aching feet. Mugwort is one of the nine herbs invoked in the pagan Anglo-Saxon Nine Herbs Charm, recorded in the 10th century.
This product sold for aromatherapy purposes only
Perfect for use with our Ceramic Oil Burners as well.