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Discover the Healing Benefits of Artemisia Species | Mugwort, Indian Wormwood, and Fleabane

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Common name:
Mugwort, Indian Wormwood, Fleabane
Regional name:
Hindi - Nagdona, Davana, Manipuri - Leibakngou, Marathi - Dhordavana, Gondhomaro, Tamil - Makkippu, Malayalam - Makkippuvu, Masipatri, Telugu - Masipatri, Kannada - Manjepatre, Urigattige, Bengali - Nagadana, Oriya - Dayona, Konkani - Surpin
Medicinal Plants, Groundcovers
Compositae or Sunflower family
Sun growing, Semi shade
Normal, Can tolerate less
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
August, September, October, November
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Cream, Off white, Light Yellow
Foliage color:
Plant Height or length:
50 cms to 100 cms
Plant Spread or Width:
50 cms to 100 cms
Plant Form:
Spreading, Upright or Erect
Special Character:
  • Indigenous (native to India)
  • Fragrant flowers or leaves
  • Good for Hedges and Borders
  • Good for Edges ie very small hedge or border
  • Suitable for road median planting
Generally available in India in quantities of:
Less than a hundred

Plant Description:

Indian Wormwood is an aromatic shrub, 1-2 m high, yellow or dark red small flowers, grows throughout India in hills up to 2400 m elevation. This medicinal herb is erect, hairy, often half-woody. The stems are leafy and branched. The leaves are pinnately lobed, 5-14 cm long, gray beneath. Mugwort blossoms with reddish brown or yellow flowers. The flowers are freely small and stand in long narrow clusters at the top of the stem. The fruit (achene) is minute. It is believed that Indian Wormwood drives away insects. So the leaves and flowers are put in boxes and cupboards.

Growing tips:

- Plants are easy to grow.
- Requires well drained fertile soils.
- Can be used effectively as a ground cover. Plant at spacing of 30 to 40 cms distance for even coverage.
- Cut to near ground level after flowering is over. The plants will sprout back and look good