~Mugwort~ Herb of the Week!


Gender: Feminine / Planet: Venus / Element: Air, Earth / Associated Deities: Artemis, and  Diana / Part Used: The Herb / Basic Powers: Protection, clairvoyance, Strength, Psychic Powers, Prophetic Dreams, Healing, Astral Projection.


Lore – Mugwort has both a large lore from past use as a magical herb, and enjoys great popularity even today. It is considered a visionary herb, being much used by those practising prophecy and divination. It is used to protect homes, friends, and possessions, and to consecrate various implements of magic. It has a strong connection with the crystal ball.

Remedial – Mugwort is primarily used by women today for It is used when the menstrual cycle is fraught with pain and difficulty, and having also nervine properties, it is excellent in this use. It is often recommended that it be mixed equally with pennyroyal. Mugwort has also been used in the treatment of feverish colds and has been a bathing herb for the same purpose.

Magical Uses – Place Mugwort in the shoes to gain strength during long walks or runs. For this purpose pick mugwort before sunrise saying: Tollam te artemesia, ne lassus sim in via. Leaves placed around the base of the crystal ball (or beneath it) to aid in psychic workings. In China, it is hung over doors to keep evil spirits from buildings. Mugwort is also carried to increase lust and fertility, and to prevent backache.

Midsummer – Mugwort is an herb used for your ritual bath, and for the ritual cup.

Please consult a Physician before use or consuming 


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Magical Herbalism, Scott Cunningham

Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, Scott Cunningham

The Master Book of Herbalism, Paul Beyerl


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