Argy Wormwood Leaf/ Qi Ai Rong 16oz
Chinese mugwort is a finely ground bitter leaf of Artemesia vulgaris that is used by traditional Chinese doctors to make moxa sticks used in moxibustion an external treatment; the herbal stick is burned and held above acupuncture points so that the warmth and bitter, astringent qualities of the herb can penetrate the acupuncture points and meridians involved in the treatment. The herb can be applied as a compress or decocted and applied to relieve itching.
Artemisia vulgaris, the mugwort plant, is a tall shrub that is closely related to sunflowers, and its leaves, flowers and roots are all used for their nutrient content. The specific benefits of mugwort leaf tea are mainly due to the presence of flavonoids, triterpenes and other antioxidant compounds, as well as vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin E, potassium, iron, calcium and various B-family vitamins.
The main benefits of mugwort tea include its ability to ease menstrual pain, improve digestion, reduce anxiety and depression, promote dream retention, help with weight loss efforts, strengthen the immune system, detoxify the body and help regulate diabetes. Drinking mugwort leaf tea is highly recommended for people suffering with insomnia, anxiety, painful menstruations, digestive issues, obesity, weak immunity, diabetes, depression, inflammation, colds, coughs, flu, respiratory infections and kidney problems.
With its powerful nervine qualities, mugwort tea is very good for treating anxiety, depression and chronic stress levels. This can help relieve stress on the nervous and metabolic system, and improve quality of life.