Article by: Susun Weed
WHO IS ARTEMIS?
Amazonian moon goddess. Goddess of the hunt. Goddess of the wild things. Goddess of the midwife. Goddess of the herbalist. Mother of all Creatures. Leader of the sacred bitches. Great she-bear. Diana. Selene. Ever Virgin; owned by no man. We will visit her sacred wood , The Ancient Lore of the Green Giant Arborvitae on a shamanic journey. Who knows what will happen then.
HOW DO ARTEMISIAS GROW IN YOUR GARDEN?
Most Artemisias are perennials , The Secrets for Winterizing Your Garden and grow , Carpet Stain Removers - What You Didn't Know best from cuttings, not seeds. , Gardening Fun With Children Sweet Annie is the exception, being a self-seeding annual. , Looking for the latest advice in relation to black lights. Although you can buy tarragon seeds, , Warm & Toasty Outdoors with Patio Heaters you can't grow , The Advantages of Canopy Gazebos true tarragon from them. Wormwood and southernwood and tarragon (the last not winter-hardy in many places) are woody perennials , Gardening Fun With Children which regreen each year on last year's new wood; I prune , The Advantages of Canopy Gazebos only dead wood , Emerald Green Arborvitae for Solebury Pa. from them. Cronewort is an invasive perennial , The American Arborvitae Grows well in Quakertown Pa. that creeps underground; it dies back to the ground each year and can be heavily harvested (clear cuts are ok) without damage to its further prolific productivity.
Most Artemisias require little care. Lack of soil , Landscape Gardening: Garden Paths nutrients and lack of water , Gardening Tips and Tricks for Late Autumn--Part Two do not faze them. Many are native to deserts, and know how to , Containing Your Garden thrive in hot , Hydroponics Gardening - How to Grow Flowers and Vegetables with
Minimal Time and Effort dry weather. , A list of power tools that women should have in their toolbox
for general home repair and emergencie Except for tarragon, all can overwinter without fuss.
Flower , Gardening Fun With Children s are usually small and green, , Looking for the latest advice in relation to black lights. in other words, nearly invisible.
WHAT DO ARTEMISIAS CONTAIN?
- bitter principals: wormwood
- coumarins: cronewort, tarragon
- essential oils (complex, variety specific, with hundreds of components per plant): cronewort (high in camphor, thujone), tarragon, wormwood (high in camphor, thujone)
- flavonoids: cronewort, tarragon
- glycosides: cronewort, tarragon
- hormones: cronewort (sitosterol, stigmasterol)
- sesquiterpene lactones: cronewort
HOW ARE ARTEMISIAS USED?
Artemisias, with their grey-green or white-green foliage bring beauty to the garden , It's Party Time - Let's Decorate! throughout the growing season. , How To Promote Your Gardening Website They also make long-lasting, aromatic and beautiful indoor , Tips For Growing Acid Loving Plants in Doylestown pa decorations: bouquets, wreaths, swags. They are popular strewing herbs, , Control Snakes in the Garden too.
Those which are high in essential oils are thereby antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial. They also improve digestion and appetite if taken in small doses.
Any Artemisia growing , The American Arborvitae Grows well in Athens Pa. beside the door , Gardening Tips and Tricks for Late Autumn--Part Two - or painted on it - was, in days of old, the sign of the midwife, the herbalist. Magical and folkloric uses are numerous.
"Mugwort possesses both natural , Heating an old House! and supernatural qualities. [It] excels as a woman's herb, , Tranquility In Your Own Back Yard easing the pain of labor, , The Ancient Lore of the Green Giant Arborvitae menstrual cramps, and effectively treating various uterine complaints." Gai Stern (1986)
Cronewort/mugwort = smudge, dream pillow, moxa, birthing steam, vinegar of roots , Hydroponics Gardening - How to Grow Flowers and Vegetables with
Minimal Time and Effort and young leaves, salad green , Warm & Toasty Outdoors with Patio Heaters when young, mugwort noodles, mugwort mochi. American colonists used the sundried leaves as a tea substitute. Formerly a popular beer flavoring (hence the name mugwort). Controls worms in goats. Urinary tonic. Uterine tonic. Digestive tonic. Nerve tonic. Circulatory tonic. Cronewort eases pain and fever, comforts grief and depression, eases irritability and burdened joints, brings peace and sleep, and reassures the nerves.
Moxa demonstration and discussion.
"That torturous, barbaric practice, the use of the moxa, is closely related to this plant. , Hydroponics Gardening - How to Grow Flowers and Vegetables with
Minimal Time and Effort " Millspaugh (1892)
Wormwood = tincture, oil. Ingredient in absinth. Stimulates mid-brain activity and increases creativity, but repeated use disturbs the central nervous system. Prevents giardia, dysentery, amoebas. Cholagogic, digestive, appetite-stimulant, liver-stimulant, wound healer. Caution: Use can lower seizure threshold; interacts adversely with seizure-reducing medications.
Sweet Annie = capsules, in fairly large daily dose, to prevent malaria; source of antimalarial drugs. A strong tea, taken frequently, kills giardia and amoebas.
Tarragon = vinegar, seasoning. Appetite stimulant according to Herbal PDR.
Southernwood = dream pillow, sachet, charms. To see the beloved.
Some of the many Artemisia species that herbalists and gardeners use:
A. abrotanum (southernwood)
A. absinthium (wormwood)
A. afra (African wormwood)
A. annua (sweet Annie, qing hao)
A. camphorata (camphor-scented sothernwood)
A. drancuncula (tarragon, estragon, little dragon)
A. frigida (fringed sagebrush)
A. lactiflora (ghost plant)
A. ludoviciana (silver queen)
A. pontica (Roman wormwood)
A. schmidtiana (silver mound)
A. stellerana (old woman, dusty miller)
A. tridentata (sagebrush; three-toothed sagebrush)
A. vulgaris (cronewort, mugwort)
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