Mugwort (in Japanese called: Yomogi) is widely grown in the North of Vietnam. It is not only a good vegetable for health but also a traditional herb. Mugwort can be grown all year around in Vietnam but better within winter and spring season.
Mugwort is used for for varoius cruisines in many countries in the world.
Mugwort – or yomogi (蓬) – is used in a number of Japanese dishes, including yokan, a dessert, or kusa mochi, also known as yomogi mochi.
In Korea, mugwort – ssuk (쑥) – is used in soups and salads. It is a common ingredient in rice cakes, teas, soups, and pancakes.