Correspondences: Moon/Venus, Earth
Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris L.) belongs to the genus Artemisia and is a well-known aromatic perennial plant with a characteristic scent, and possesses multiple medicinal applications, such as emmenagogue, nervine, digestive, diuretic and diaphoretic, food flavoring, and insect repellent properties.
- Lucid Dreaming
- Astral Projection
Mugwort is one of the most popular herbs for the Witch’s pantry. It’s known as a psychic/Lunar herb that’s also strongly protective. Mugwort, also called Dream Weed, is used for its ability to stimulate dreams. This herb can be put in a sachet under your pillow or near your bed. It is a good alternative to sage in smudge sticks for cleansing and clearing.
Mugwort can also be burned with sandalwood or wormwood during scrying rituals also carry it with you for psychic protection. Make an infusion (dried mugwort steeped in boiled water) to wash crystal balls and magic mirrors to aid psychic workings.
Mugwort is also carried to increase lust and fertility and prevent backache.