Multiple uses of Artemisia species in Japan and Nepal
Mugwort (Artemisia spp.), common plant in Japan and Nepal mountains, has been valuable species for spiritual and material uses. Various products are produced from mugwort plant in Japan, whereas it is still limited to traditional and domestic uses in Nepal. Industrial use of mugwort plant may change the economy of rural people in Nepal through generating employment and income. Sharing Japanese experiences could be a great contribution to the development of mugwort products in Nepal. Further research and development of mugwort plant product is suggested.