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mugwort

(mŭg′wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of several artemisias, especially Artemesia vulgaris, native to Eurasia, having downy leaves and used as a flavoring and in moxibustion.

mugwort

Acupuncture
See Moxabustion.
 
Herbal medicine
A perennial shrub that contains absinthin, flavonoids, tannin and volatile oil, which is used for menstrual dysfunction and cramping, threatened abortion and as a natural insect repellant.

Toxicity
Mugwort should not be used in pregnancy.

car·line this·tle

(kahr'lēn this'ĕl)
Herbal made from Carlina acaulis; of purported therapeutic value in antisepsis and in treating menstrual disorders; seizures in users have been reported.
Synonym(s): felon herb, mugwort.
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Individuals with epilepsy were often prescribed anti-seizure medications (e.g., castor, mugwort, absinthe, and potassium bromide [after 1857]) (Magiorkinis et al.
The distribution rates of SPT positivity to specific allergens were found as follows: grass pollen group: 34.6% (100/289) [cereal, 10% (29/289), meadow 13.8% (30/289); grass mix, 10.7% (31/289)]; wild grass pollen group: 31.8% (92/289) [weed, 4.8% (14/289); lambs quarter, 3.1% (9/289); nettle, 9.3% (27/289); mugwort, 4.2% (12/289); English plantain, 10.4% (30/289)]; mites: 21.5% (62/289) Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and 29.8% (86/289) Dermatophagoides farinae; tree pollen group: 7.6% (22/289) olive, 6.2% (18/289) pine, 3.8% (11/289) cypress, 3.1% (9/289) ash; molds: 5.2% (15/289) Alternaria and 2.4% (7/289) Cladosporium; animals: 4.2% (12/289) cat and 1.4% (4/289) dog.
ha-1glufosinate enhanced the control of mugwort, a rhizomatous weed by 74% compared with either un-mowed mugwort (65%) or mugwort mowed once (48%) before an application of 1.7 kg a.i.
Dedic et al., "Art v 1, the major allergen of mugwort pollen, is a modular glycoprotein with a defensin-like and a hydroxyproline-rich domain," FASEB Journal, vol.
Yang et al., "Influence and significance of different moxibustion and quantity of mugwort on blood histamine content in rabbits," Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, vol.
Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Alliaria petiolata garlic mustard Artemesia vulgaris mugwort Carduus nutans (D) musk thistle Centaurea stoebe spotted knapweed Cirsium arvense Canada thistle x Cirsium vulgare bull thistle x Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Conium maculatum (D) poison hemlock Convolvulus arvense field bindweed x Coronilla varia (P) crown vetch x Cynanchum louiseae black swallow-wort x Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace x Dioscorea polystachya (D) Chinese yam Dipsacus fullonum common teasel x Dipsacus laciniatus cut-leaved teasel x Euphorbia esula leafy spurge x Glechoma hederacea creeping Charlie x Hesperis matronalis dame's rocket x Humulus japonicus (D) Japanese hops Hypericum perforatum St.
Mugwort. By the time you exit the Oakland's Five Flavors Herbs, where botanical mixologist Brian Wallace's Foraged Cocktails Workshop is held, you'll know how to use local, booze-friendly plants to infuse your own spirits, vermouths, and bitters.
Mugwort: Strew over coverlets to reduce coldness in the stomach and braine.
The "supplements" on display were Okinawan sweet potatoes, soybeans, mugwort, turmeric, and goya, a bitter melon.
The TCM intervention involved training focused on encouraging changes in diet, lifestyle, and emotional regulation; physical exercises; and six monthly courses of moxibustion (heating acupoints by burning the moxa of dried mugwort on the skin above the points).
Anaphylaxis to honey in pollinosis to mugwort: a case report.