Fukayoshino Mugwort Bath Tea
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 and wholeheartedly cultivated.
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.
There is a legend about Kobo Daishi, the most famous monk in Japanese history. This legend indicates that Fukayoshino mugwort has been incorporated into people's lives, incredibly, since a long time ago.
"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. "
Mugwort's Health Benefits
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.
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.
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.
Warming Your Body
Mugwort is called to be 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 your 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.
Relaxation and Restful Sleep
The refreshing and soothing spring-like scent of mugwort is also used as an aromatherapy.
Fragrant ingredients such as cineole and α-thujone in mugwort can give you the effect of mind-calming and bacteria repelling. It is perfect for your relaxing bath time before the holidays.
Commitment to Manufacturing Method
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.
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:
Message from Manufacturer
"We deliver various products such as mugwort tea leaves, tea bags, bath tea, sole pads, and waist belts. 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 Furocha (Bath Tea)
You can enjoy relaxation using our Mugwort Bath Tea as easy as brewing tea with teabags;
- Put one pack of bath tea in the bathtub and let it float in the tub, continuing to steep in the bathwater.
- The essential oil component of mugwort may ooze into the pack, but don't worry.
- Climb in and soak your worries away!
You can reuse the bath tea pack to deodorize shoe boxes and drawers after drying it in the sun.
Other Fukayoshino Mugwort Products
||Fukayoshino Mugwort Bath Tea
||Higashifuka Yoshino City, Nara Prefecture
||15g x 20 Packets
||100% mugwort from Nara prefecture