Mugwort Essential Oil

elizadayApril 8, 2010

Hi,

Does anyone have experience using Mugwort essential oil? I have read that it is toxic. Is it possible to use it as a perfume if it's diluted? How do people generally use mugwort in its essential oil form? I know it can't be ingested. Thanks

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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Never used it. Never intend to - I don't find the mugwort plant all that appealing in fragrance. I'm not familiar with if it is or isn't toxic - I'm sure google has lots to say. But I think I'd pass on using something toxic even if diluted on my skin as a perfume. There are too many other beautiful and safe scents.

FataMorgana

    Bookmark   April 19, 2010 at 2:47PM
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ltcollins1949(9a TX)

I have it growing in my yard. It was a gift from some friends of mine that are from Japan where it is used medicinally. Here is some information for you to read http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/m/mugwor61.html. I have not, nor do I intend to use it as anything other than a specimen plant.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2010 at 11:51AM
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