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The Healing Goodness of Mugwort

History & Tradition Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) has a long history of use and tradition. Did you know that it was used to flavor beer before hops were widely used? Anglo Saxon tribes once believed that it was one of the nine sacred herbs that blessed the Earth by the God Woden. Some of the magic in mugwort is in its ability to induce prophetic and vivid dreams when the herb is placed near the bed or under the sleeper's pillow. You can also drink with an infusion of honey before you set out on an divination or spell work. In Pagan ceremony, a garland or belt of mugwort is worn while dancing around the fire during summer solstice celebrations. The herb is then...

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