Aromatherapy Essential Oils

Mugwort Essential Oil

Mugwort Essential Oil

Artemisia vulgaris

Mugwort essential oil has a herbaceous, camphorous, sage-like scent. It is pale yellow in colour and has a light consistency.

It originated in Morocco.

Extraction Method:
Mugwort oil is extracted by the process of steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
A volatile oil, an acrid resin and tannin.

Therapeutic properties:
Antispasmodic, carminative, choleretic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, nervine, orexigenic, stimulant, stomachic, tonic (uterine, womb), vermifuge.

Uses: Mugwort essential oil helps in the treatment of :

  1. palsy
  2. fits
  3. epileptic
  4. epilepsy
  5. hysteria
  6. fevers and agues


  • Use well diluted.
  • Mugwort oil is toxic, arbortifacient and a neurotoxin.
  • Avoid during pregnancy.

Blends well with:

Patchouli, Lavender, Oak moss, Rosemary, Pine, Sage, Clary sage and Cedarwood.