Latin Name: Artemisia vulgaris
Description: Assigned magical powers in the 'Harry Potter' series, Mugwort has traditionally been used medicinally and in brewing beer; Vikings supposedly used it to make a beer with hallucinogenic properties; Anglo-Saxon tribes considered Mugwort sacred -- believing it to have been gifted from their (main) god, Woden
Tasting Notes: Pungent; Bitter olike wormwood beer and wine
Usage: Flavoring for meat or fish; Adding to green drinks and smoothies; Soup (Martha Stewart has a special recipe for Mugwort Soup); Dried to use as spice; Eaten raw in salads; Added to teas and alcoholic beverages
Storage Instructions: Best if used within 7 days of procurement.