Mugwort Essential Oil: Properties, Uses, Composition and Safety

Oil Name: Mugwort Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Artemisia vulgaris

Oil Overview

Mugwort essential oil has a herbaceous, camphorous, sage-like scent. It is pale yellow in colour and has a light consistency. Use highly diluted, if at all—Potentially dangerous

Oil Sources

Mugwort originated in Morocco with the oil extracted by the process of steam distillation.

Essential or Carrier Oil?

Essential Oil

Chemical Content

A volatile oil, an acrid resin and tannin.


Herbaceous, Medicinal/Camphorous

Therapeutic Properties:

Anti-spasmodic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Nervine, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic, Vermifuge

Detail of Warnings

Mugwort oil is toxic, arbortifacient and a neurotoxin.

Compatible Combination Oils

Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Rosemary, Sage


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