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Fukayoshino Mugwort Tea Leaves (Pesticide-Free Cultivation) Surrounded by deep mountains and blessed with the climate of Higashiyoshino, which has a clear river, it is an organic and pesticide-free mugwort that...

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Fukayoshino Mugwort Tea Leaves (Pesticide-Free Cultivation)

about mugwort powder

Surrounded by deep mountains and blessed with the climate of Higashiyoshino, which has a clear river, it is an organic and pesticide-free mugwort that has been carefully cultivated with all our hearts.

The Story of Fukayoshino Mugwort

Mugwort has strong vitality and is highly effective in supporting people's lives just by drinking, eating, bathing, and enjoying its scent. You can also make kusa mochi from the mugwort’s young leave, or moxa for moxibustion which can lower the incidence of breech presentations at birth.

mugwort leaves

Fukayoshino mugwort has been incorporated into people's lives since a long time ago. It has been written on a legend of Kobo Daishi, the most famous monk in Japanese history that a long time ago, Kobo Dashi consumed Fukayoshino mugwort even without removing the lye.

"Because the mugwort in Higashiyoshino was delicious, Kobo Daishi made it possible to eat it without removing the lye. Delicious mugwort can now be eaten from Higashiyoshino without removing the lye."

story of mugwort

Non-caffeine Mugwort, Safe with many Health Benefits

non-caffeine mugwort

Mugwort is also known as an analgesic herbal medicine called gaiyo. The letter 艾 in Mugwort Japanese name, Yomogi has a meaning of "to disappear”, it means that mugwort is a leaf that can eliminate disorders.

As the name implies, Mugwort is a medicinal herb with a lot of health benefits. Since it is also non-caffeine, Mugwort is kind to your body and can be safely consumed by pregnant women and children.

Warming Your Body


mugwort to warm your body

Mugwort is called a warm plant. We recommend mugwort for those who have cold sensitivity, who feel functional loss, and who are suffering from physical disease peculiar to women to enhances the barrier power the body originally has.

As it warms from the core of the body, it relieves tension in the body and mind. Improves your body’s barrier power with the warmth effect of mugwort.

Antioxidant Power


mugwort as an antioxidant power

The antioxidant power of mugwort is about 100 times of broccoli, which is the highest in the reactive oxygen species (ROS) removal ability test that examined 200 kinds of vegetables and wild plants.

Polyphenols in Mugwort is comparable to high-quality and powerful chlorophyll in commercially available healthy tea, or beta-carotene in pumpkin.

mugwort with abundant nutrients

If you use mugwort as a tea for bathing, you can easily absorb abundant nutrients through the skin.

Not only has a nice effect on skin-related problems, but it also helps to improve the condition of the body from the inside.

Nutritional Value of Mugwort

nutritional value of mugwort

Since a long time ago, mugwort has been used as a culinary herb & traditional medicine. Mugwort has been ascribed many health-promoting and other beneficial properties. If you take it as a powder, you will gain rich nutritional components, such as:

  • Chlorophyll
  • Vitamin C
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Calcium
  • Potassium

In addition, you can take the active ingredient of mugwort more efficiently by ingesting it in powder form.


Comparing the Dietary Fiber of Mugwort with Other Ingredients

Mugwort contains dietary fiber higher than burdock, millet, and vegetable salad. It helps to eliminate the sickness of the stomach.

You can see the dietary fiber content comparison between mugwort and other vegetables or wild plants per 100g below:

content of dietary fiber

What does Mugwort Taste Like?

mugwort tea leaves


With a fragrant scent like kusa mochi, there is a little bitterness and sweetness in the clear flavor. Mugwort has a refreshing taste like herbal tea.

kusa mochi and herb tea

Commitment to Manufacturing Method

fukayoshino mugwort

Higashi Yoshino is known as a place that is blessed with clear air and water in Nara Prefecture. The manufacturer commits to use 100% raw ingredients from Fukayoshino.

The mugwort is carefully grown organically, without pesticide, without chemical fertilizer, so it generates a refreshing scent.


harvesting mugwort

Only soft mugwort with vitality is harvested from April to early May and dried after careful treatment without any additives. A pack of dried leaves that captures the refreshing scent of mugwort.

Here is how our Fukayoshino mugwort has been made:

about manufacturing process

Message from Manufacturer

about message from manufacturer

"We are happy to grow mugwort and stay healthy. We would like to increase the number of mugwort producers and the number of people who grow mugwort in Japan to keep maintaining our health."

In 1998, the Fukayoshino Mugwort Processing Association, which consists of 10 people from the region, was established under the concept of "For healthy Muranaka" to cultivate mugwort by making the best use of the fallow fields.

How to Use Mugwort Tea Leaves

Lightly Decocted and Used as a Regular Beverage


mugwort tea

    1. Put 2 tablespoons of mugwort tea leaves and 500cc of water in a small pan and heat to a boil.
    2. Turn off the heat and let it steam for a while. * Avoid using iron pots as the ingredients of mugwort may change in quality.

Deeply Decoct to Enhance the Efficacy


mugwort tea & honey

      1. Put 2 tablespoons of mugwort tea leaves and 500cc of water in a small pan and heat to a boil.
      2. Boil the tea in half over low heat for another 10 minutes. It is recommended to take a small amount in several divided doses, or if you are concerned about the bitterness, dilute it with milk or soy milk.

Enjoy it With Some Ice Cube


iced mugwort tea

Cool the lightly brewed mugwort tea in the refrigerator for a while, or pour the deeply brewed mugwort tea into a heat-resistant glass filled with ice while it is still warm.

Delicious Recipes with Mugwort Tea Leaves


Takikomi Gohan with Mugwort

Servings 2Servings
Cooking Time 1Hour
Takikomi Gohan

Ingredients

・Dried mugwort tea leaves
1 bite
・Carrots
1/2 slice
・Fried tofu
1/2 sheet
・Rice
0.36 liters
・Water
A little less than 2 cups
・Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
・Liquor
1/2 tablespoon

Preparation

Wash the rice and soak it in water for 30 minutes.
Soak the mugwort in hot water and put it back. Save the hot water when you return it.
Peel the carrots.
For fried tofu, pour boiling water over it to drain the oil.

Step by Step

1
Finely chop the carrots, mugwort, and fried tofu.
2
Put rice and seasonings in a rice cooker, add water with reconstituted mugwort tea leaves to the 2nd scale, mix, add chopped carrots, mugwort, and fried tofu, and cook rice as usual.
3
Once cooked, it's done. Mix the whole well before setting it aside.

You can also drain the mugwort tea leaves that have been rehydrated with hot water, chop them into small pieces and put them in a soup roll, or roast them in a frying pan with white sesame seeds and dried bonito flakes to make a sprinkle.

soup roll & sprinkle

It is known that 70% of the nutrients remain in the "degarashi (tea husks)" after boiling the tea. It is also recommended decocting the mugwort tea leaves as a drink, chop the remaining sagebrush and use it for cooking, without waste.

tea husks

If powdered, it can be used for making Japanese sweets and bread.
You can also enjoy fragrant mugwort sweets by finely grinding with a mill or food processor.

mugwort mochi & mugwort steamed pan

Other Fukayoshino Mugwort Products

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Organic and pesticide-free, with a good scent
I learned that mugwort tea is good for women's bodies, so I bought this organic and pesticide-free mugwort tea. Is the smell okay? I thought, but I was fine. I am satisfied with the ease of drinking. ...(Female, 30s)

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The characteristic bitter and oily meal is refreshing. Expected to boost the physical strength
At first, I was a little worried about the bitterness, but after drinking it several times, I got used to it, and recently I'm getting more addicted to this bitterness. It is very refreshing to drink after eating an oily meal. Mugwort tea seems to be good for poor circulation, anemia, constipation, etc., so I hope that you can boost your physical strength by continuing to drink it....(Female, 40s)

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The mugwort warms the body and reduces the problem of getting cold
Even in the summer, my limbs got cold in the air conditioner, and I was in trouble. When I started to carry warm boiled mugwort tea, I was less likely to get sick due to coldness, probably because my body was warm. I would like to continue drinking it. ...(Female, 40s)

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For making bread and dumplings in powder form
I made the dried mugwort into powder with a miller and mixed it with bread and dumplings. The scent of young grass is refreshing and favorable with families! ...(Female, 30s)

Product Details

Product Name Fukayoshino Mugwort Tea Leaves
Producing Area Higashifuka Yoshino City, Nara Prefecture
Nett. Weight 100gr
Raw Material 100% mugwort from Nara prefecture
Product Images mugwort teabag
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