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Mugwort Tea Recipe

A cup of this flavor-packed tea is enough to refresh your taste buds and give you a kick. Read along on how to make this awesome tea!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mugwort Tea
Appliance: Stove
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Sakina Kheriwala


  • 1 oz dried mugwort
  • 4 cups water filtered
  • 1 tsp honey or sugar if desired


  • Bring the water to a boil and then add the dried mugwort.
  • Allow the mugwort to steep for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the stove and allow the mixture to cool for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Strain the tea mixture.
  • Add honey or sugar, if desired for sweetness, and enjoy!
    A hot cup of tea with tea pot against a beautiful backdrop


If you allow mugwort tea to steep for too long, it can become quite bitter.