What is this Herb for Yoni steaming called?
This v steam herb is called Mugwort.
What is the Latin or Scientific Name of this plant?
This v steam herb’s scientific name is Artemisia vulgaris. It’s occasionally known as riverside wormwood, felon herb, chrysanthemum weed, wild wormwood, old Uncle Henry, sailor’s tobacco, or St. John’s plant.
Where can you find mugwort for vaginal steaming?
You can find the mugwort plant in North America. It is super common, and often regarded as an invasive weed, here in the US. It is native to temperate Europe, Asia, North Africa, and Alaska, and is naturalized in North America.
How does mugwort smell?
Mugwort is notably aromatic and smells similarly to sage.
What does mugwort look like?
Mugworts has green lobed leaves with pointed edges and silvery undersides. They typically grown about three feet tall. The flowers are very small, and not very showy. They grow in panicles and are reddish or greenish-yellow.
What are its qualities as it relates to women's wellness?
Mugwort is known to induce menstrual flow, increasing circulation to warm up the uterus and pelvic region. It moves stagnant blood, which may be the source of cramps, stiffness, and pain. Artemisia vulgars, (the scientific name for Mugwort, named for Artemis, the goddess of the moon and mother nature) shines brightly in the moonlight, known to promote lucid dreaming.