Wormwood ‘Artemisia absinthium’


It has several medicinal properties including anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, intestinal anthelmintic, febrifuge and stomachic properties. It also has antioxidant abilities which help reverse cellular damage that contribute to the aging process and many diseases.

Apart from being used as an ingredient in absinthe, wormwood has historically been used to treat various illnesses including digestive conditions, fevers, and dyspepsia and liver conditions. These days it is becoming more and more popular to treat conditions which include the following.

Simulating the digestive system, for Irritable bowel syndrome, to kill worms and parasites, to stimulate menstruation, to relax the muscles, for anxiety, to stimulate appetite, for crohn’s disease.

PREPARATION: Boil 3 cups of water. Turn of the fire. Use a small handful of the dried herb and add it to the boiled water to steep for at least 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONS: Pregnant women should avoid using wormwood because of its potential to stimulate menstruation which may result in miscarriage. Women who are breastfeeding should also stay on the side of safety and avoid using it.


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4oz/100 gram



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