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