Mugwort leaves

Artemisia vulgaris (mugwort or common wormwood
Mugwort is a perennial plant that is a member of the daisy family and a relative of ragweed.

Mugwort [common Wormwood]
Mug-wort is important to soothe and ease the distress and painful rash caused by poison oak,
Grown here in our organic garder 
  • poison oak rash is nasty business.
    • The simplest method was to grind some fresh Mugwort leaves between the hands and then rub the resulting crushed plant matter on the rash.
    • Another way is to boil water and pour over fresh leaves and apply to the affected area.
    • Mugwort should be keep on hand when in the woods.
      • if unsure of the poison oak location put some salve on before and save yourself untold misery.

Poison Oak and Mugwort often grow next to each other -- so when when Mugwort is collected --- try a bit of prevention and watch for the Poison Oak leaves. 

We have a hand picked supply of Grindelia flower heads for poison ivy.

Herbal salve selection,