Mugwort (Askham)

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This is the entry for mugwort from Askham's Herbal.


This herbe is called Mugworte or Motherworte, the vertue of thys herbe is very profitable against all diseases perteining to women. And also if a man bear this herbe about him he shal not be werye of traveling in his way. Also if this herbe be powned with talow, it healeth the sorenes of a mans feete, and akyng also. And if it be within a house, there shall no wicked spyrite abyde. Also if thys herbe be stamped and tempered with runnynge water, it healeth the aking of a mans guttes and many other evels, thys herbe is hote and drye in the second degre.