Our Privacy Statement & Cookie Policy

By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can change your cookie settings through your browser.

I agree

Mugwort is harvested in central China, ready for Dragon Boat Festival


With the Dragon Boat Festival approaching, it's time to reap mugwort. One of the traditions of this festival is to hang mugwort leaves on doors. People also use mugwort to make scented sachets.

It's also a custom for children in Zigui County, Hubei Province, to bathe in mugwort water during the festival. The Dragon Boat Festival is one of China's major traditional festivals, which falls on June 10 this year.

Search Trends