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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
As an aromatic, it settles the stomach. Its bitterness, pungency, and aromatic natures makes it an excellent digestive.
Excellent emmenagogue for dysmenorrhea with spasm, liver congestion, and stagnant indigestion (Holmes). Compare with other bitter woman's herbs such as Motherwort & Yarrow. Yarrow similarly opens the vessels but is less bitter.
Mugwort contains thujone which has cumulative toxicity - avoid long term use. It tends to dry up secretions so avoid when breastfeeding. Avoid in pregnancy as it is a uterine stimulant.
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AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICS
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Mugwort:
ANTIEMETICHerbs that reduce nausea or stop vomiting. Generally refreshing, aromatic herbs.
APPETIZERHerbs that cleanse the palate & stimulate hunger or desire to eat.
CARMINATIVEStimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward. Carminatives typically expel gas by relaxing the muscles of the intestines.
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
STOMACHICAn herb that increases appetite or settles a nauseas or nervous stomach. These generally increase the digestive fire, therefore relieving symptoms of sluggish or difficult digestion.
DETOXICANTAn herb that decongests or dislodges toxins from the body and the lymphatic, transforming or altering fluids to a more healthy state.
ANALGESICRelieves or reduces feelings of pain without eliminating sensation. Aka anodyne.
DIAPHORETICAn herb that induces sweating, often by dilating blood vessels close to the skin.
ANTHELMINTHICKills parasitic worms (hookworms, tapeworms, roundworms, etc).
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ANTIBACTERIALHerbs that kill bacteria or slow their growth.
ANTISEPTICCapable of preventing infection by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms. Helpful in infections and for those with weak immune systems.
REDUCES-SECRETIONSStops discharges & secretions (examples include sweat, vaginal discharge, diarrhea, urinary, nasal, etc).
REFRIGERANTAn herb or substance that strongly cools the body. Can be helpful in cases of heat conditions.
DIURETICHerbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
STRONG CHOLAGOGUE Cholagogues stimulate the production & release of bile from the liver & gallbladder. This refreshes and cleanses these organs, as well as increases bile in the small intestines.
STRONG OXYTOCIC Oxytocin stimulates uterine contractions, and prepares the uterus for labor. It has a vasoconstricting effect. Emotionally, it is tribal.
EMMENAGOGUEHerbs which stimulate menstruation. Emmenagogues are used for scanty menstruation, to relieve menstrual pain, and improve blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus.
UTERINE-STIMULANTCauses contractions in the uterus often by stimulating production of oxytocin. These herbs are contraindicated during pregnancy.
ANTISPASMODICHerbs that reduce or inhibit muscle spasms or cramping, such as in asthma, menstruation, hear palpitations, migraine, or IBS.
IRONIron is necessary for the transport of oxygen in red blood cells.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
Compare Mugwort with these Foods
Fenugreek has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Detoxicant, Diuretic, Stomachic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Emmenagogue, Uterine-stimulant, Cholagogue, Digestive, Oxytocic
Cilantro has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Carminative, Digestive, Stomachic, Antiemetic, Cholagogue, Diuretic, Appetizer, Detoxicant, Refrigerant
Turmeric has these Actions in CommonDigestive, Analgesic, Antibacterial, Cholagogue, Emmenagogue, Anthelminthic, Antispasmodic, Detoxicant, Anti-inflammatory, Carminative
Cardamom has these Actions in CommonAnalgesic, Appetizer, Diaphoretic, Antiemetic, Carminative, Digestive, Antispasmodic, Detoxicant, Diuretic
Basil has these Actions in CommonAntibacterial, Carminative, Digestive, Antispasmodic, Detoxicant, Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Appetizer, Diaphoretic
Cloves has these Actions in CommonAnthelminthic, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Antibacterial, Carminative, Digestive, Analgesic, Antiemetic, Detoxicant
Cinnamon has these Actions in CommonAntiemetic, Detoxicant, Emmenagogue, Analgesic, Appetizer, Diaphoretic, Antibacterial, Carminative, Digestive
Allspice has these Actions in CommonDetoxicant, Anti-inflammatory, Appetizer, Digestive, Antibacterial, Carminative, Stomachic, Analgesic, Antispasmodic
Turmeric Root (Fresh)
Turmeric Root (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Cholagogue, Emmenagogue, Analgesic, Antibacterial, Detoxicant, Anthelminthic, Carminative, Digestive
Mustard Seed has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Emmenagogue, Analgesic, Carminative, Digestive, Antiseptic, Detoxicant, Diuretic
Coriander Seed has these Actions in CommonDiaphoretic, Anthelminthic, Carminative, Digestive, Antispasmodic, Detoxicant, Diuretic, Appetizer
Compare Mugwort with these Herb Supplements
Yarrow has these Actions in CommonCholagogue, Detoxicant, Diaphoretic, Analgesic, Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Oxytocic, Antiseptic, Stomachic, Antispasmodic, Uterine-stimulant, Carminative
Pennyroyal has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Oxytocic, Appetizer, Carminative, Cholagogue, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic, Analgesic, Emmenagogue
Blue Cohosh has these Actions in CommonDiaphoretic, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Oxytocic, Reduces-secretions, Analgesic, Uterine-stimulant, Antispasmodic, Detoxicant
Wild Ginger has these Actions in CommonAntiemetic, Antispasmodic, Appetizer, Carminative, Detoxicant, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Analgesic, Emmenagogue
Goldenseal has these Actions in CommonDetoxicant, Digestive, Reduces-secretions, Refrigerant, Anti-inflammatory, Uterine-stimulant, Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Cholagogue
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi)
Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi) has these Actions in CommonEmmenagogue, Anti-inflammatory, Stomachic, Antibacterial, Antispasmodic, Appetizer, Detoxicant, Diaphoretic, Diuretic
Haritaki has these Actions in CommonAppetizer, Carminative, Detoxicant, Digestive, Diuretic, Anthelminthic, Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic
Pushkaramoola has these Actions in CommonAntispasmodic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Uterine-stimulant
Calendula, Marigold has these Actions in CommonAntiseptic, Cholagogue, Detoxicant, Diaphoretic, Reduces-secretions, Uterine-stimulant, Anti-inflammatory
Neem Leaf has these Actions in CommonAntibacterial, Antiseptic, Cholagogue, Detoxicant, Refrigerant, Anthelminthic, Anti-inflammatory
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSMugwort may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any herb supplement for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this herb supplement to treat a medical condition.
CONTRAINDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSMugwort may be harmful or contraindicated for these symptoms. Please see your doctor before using this herb supplement to treat a medical condition.
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