Working with Mugwort
Mugwort is a mild bile-promoting herb used as a tonic when there is difficulty digesting fatty or protein foods and as a general remedy for mild indigestion. It is also used following influenza to help promote the appetite and restore energy. Mugwort is useful for amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea, and the fresh juice is applied externally for poison oak. Mugwort is commonly used in moxibustion to increase blood circulation and relieve pain.
Mugwort has a taste of BITTER, ACRID, AROMATIC and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Mugwort
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