artemisia vulgaris


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Related to artemisia vulgaris: Artemisia absinthium, Artemisia annua, wormwood
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mugwort

mugwort

multiple varieties Sharp spikey leaves, hairless on top but have soft white wooly hair underneath. 3 ft stem (1m) sometimes purplish. Small greenish yellow cottony looking flowers on spikes. Leaves are edible, somewhat bitter (good for digestion, stomach acid, bile production, gas, bloating, nutrient absorption, liver). Used for centuries as an antibacterial, antifungal, worm-expeller, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, stomach aid, and blood cleanser. Tea used to hide pain, headaches, promote sweating, regulates menses, lowers blood sugar, rheumatism, colds, bronchitis, epilepsy, colic, kidneys, nerves, shaking, stomach aches, asthma, insomnia, menstrual issues, tumors, stop bleeding, diarrhea, . Leaves contain compounds shown to be effective against staph and strep infections, dysentery, E.Coli, etc. Tea also used as insecticide, and externally for skin conditions like poison ivy. Used in past as flavoring for beer-like drinks before hops were used. Do not take while pregnant. Not advisable for children.
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The records include the native species Gratiola neglecta and Verbena bracteata, and the nonnative species Artemisia vulgaris, Hordeum vulgare, and Sisymbrium officinale.
Similarly, we recommended that they implement some program to monitor and attempt to reduce or eliminate the large colonies of Artemisia vulgaris and Humulusjaponicus along the river corridor at the southern end of the property.
Ashok PK, Upadhyaya K (2013) Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of aerial parts of Artemisia vulgaris L.
Phytochemical analysis and hemodynamic actions of Artemisia vulgaris L.
Mass propagation and essential oil analysis of Artemisia vulgaris.
Ujaru Lunda (3335m) was also characterized by steep slopes with main vegetation of Pinus wallichiana, Abies pindrow, Rosa macrophylla, Skimmia laureola, Berberis wallichii, Bistorta affinis and Artemisia vulgaris.
It was an open pasture with main grass species of Anaphalis triplinervis, Artemisia vulgaris, Aconitum heterophyllum, Bergenia stracheyi, Dactylis glomerata, Bistorta affinis, Potentilla eriocarpa and Poa bactriana (Table III).
bicolor (both from the field), Artemisia vulgaris, Eupatorium perfoliatum, and Chrysopsis villosa (from greenhouse-grown plants).
Key words: Artemisia vulgaris, Aspalathus linaris, urinary bladder relaxation.
Experiment 7 (August 1991) examined larval feeding and survival on Artemisia vulgaris, Chrysopsis villosa, Solidago bicolor, and the natural host Ambrosia artemisiifolia.