Herbal Cigarettes DIY : Smoking Mugwort
Mugwort is a plant known to help with an upset stomach, menstruation, and sleep.
Mugwort is commonly available in the form of dried leaves, extracts, tinctures, teas, and pills.
This fantastical plant is also highly recommended in herbal smoking blends to help recreational smokers reduce or better control their consumption and budgeting of expensive herb as well as a chemical-free alternative to tobacco.
What is Mugwort?
Mugwort is a plant that grows above the ground. Historically its root has been used to make medicine. Once ingested, this herb is thought to help with stomach afflictions and intestinal problems, such as constipation, irregular periods, lack of energy, scarring, and other conditions.
Benefits & Uses of Mugwort
Mugwort is traditionally known to have many benefits. Many of them coming from traditional Asian medicine and have been in use for at least 3,000 years in China. There is no formal scientific data that Mugwort has any tangible benefit for the human body when smoked. However, here are some of the traditional uses and benefits of this herb if taken orally. Many of these benefits include:
- Moxibustion: Mugwort is believed to help in the process of moxibustion, this process is thought to strengthen and warm the blood and treat inflammations as well as cancer.
- Women’s cycle: Mugwort has also been used to stimulate a woman’s menstrual cycle by helping start their menstruation.
- Fetal stimulation: Mugwort may also help to increase fetal movements, thus, helping babies be in the right position for birth.
Furthermore, in many countries, this herb is often used to cure stomach ailments and conditions, such as:
Also, other ailments supposedly benefiting from Mugwort but not related to the stomach include:
As for Meo Marley's, we use Mugwort in our limited edition PotPourri herbal smoking blend as it adds a fragrance and an enjoyable subtle taste to the palate. It is a great ingredient to include in herbal blends used as a tobacco replacement or alternative as well as mixed with the user's favorite herb to better control the effects and lower the cost.
Dosage of Mugwort
The appropriate dosage for Mugwort depends on the person’s gender, age, needs, and underlying physical conditions. Since this is a natural organic product, any dosage should be recommended by the doctor before being ingested to be certain no adverse effects might happen.
And there you have it! Now you know about Mugwort, a great herb to incorporate into your herbal smoking mix.
*This article is not to be interpreted as a statement of any form by Herbes Meo Marley Inc. but merely a compendium of information compiled from other sources. These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada, FDA or any other regulatory body. Consult your doctor before ingesting or smoking any herbal product.*
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