noun. any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia.
- genus Artemisia
- Artemisia ludoviciana
- prairie sage
- Artemisia gnaphalodes
- Artemisia vulgaris
- white sage
- common mugwort
- mucgwyrt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word mugwort
1. Noun, singular or mass
Certainly once the plant is established in your garden, you're likely to find yourself having more mugwort than you know what to do with.
Usually, the herb of choice is mugwort, the leaves of which are rolled into a “moxa stick” much like a cigar.
3. Verb, base form
Research published in “Dermatology” in September of 2012 revealed that a sensitivity to mugwort pollen was found in a number of people suffering from chronic urticaria – a form of ongoing rash.
Once mugwort seedlings have germinated and reached about 4 inches in height, it's time to thin them.