Mugwort is one of the most popular herbs for the Witch’s pantry. It’s known as a psychic/Lunar herb that’s also strongly protective. It is a feminine herb, associated with the planet Venus. Its elemental correspondent is Earth. It's associated with the deity's Diana and Artemis.
In modern witchcraft, Mugwort is used primarily as a visionary herb. Mugwort amplifies psychic vision and may induce prophetic dreams. An herb of the Goddess as Crone, Mugwort encourages wisdom and observation. When paired with a divinatory method of your choice, Mugwort is an excellent helper for confronting difficult truths.
Mugwort appears in recipes for flying ointments, psychic teas, and divinatory incenses. Different people report vastly different experiences with using Mugwort. Thanks to internet drug culture, Mugwort became known as a “legal high,” prompting the state of Louisiana to ban possession and sale in 2005.
Mugwort is not really a hallucinogen, but a way to stimulate lucid dreaming, astral travel, and visualization. The effects of Mugwort are more pronounced during sleep or trance states. But Mugwort does have real psychoactive effects. If you are very sensitive to thujone, remember that it can be absorbed transdermally (through the skin).
If kept in a red bag under one's pillow, it aids in clairvoyant dreams. A tea made of mugwort is used to cleanse crystals. Mugwort has a sharp, bitter flavor and antimicrobial properties.
As a folk medicine, Mugwort was ingested, smoked, or applied to the skin in a poultice. Mugwort has anticoagulant and disinfectant properties, and has a nerve-calming effect. It was used as a poor man’s substitute for expensive tobacco, giving rise to the nickname “sailor’s tobacco.”
Burn mugwort with star anise, althea, frankincense and copal to bring forth protective and benevolent spirits.
*Do not ingest. If you ingest too much it causes gastro issues.
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Mugwort is not suitable for pregnant or lactating women.
Artemisia plants contain liver toxins that may build up if used in excess. If you use them regularly, take periodic breaks of at least a week. Don’t give them to young children or pets.
Never ingest essential oils. That goes double for oils containing thujone. A single overdose can cause permanent damage to the liver and kidneys.
Mugwort is one of the most popular herbs for the Witch’s pantry. It’s known as a psychic/Lunar h..
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