Wormwood Herb C/S, Organic, 1/2 lb.

(WHC-2)
Artemisia absinthium  |  Origin: Bulgaria
$7.95
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USDA Organic

Wormwood is a great perennial to brighten gardens and flower beds with its bright yellow flowers and silver leaves. Wormwood is an extremely bitter herb that is best taken in tincture or capsule form, and used with caution.

An extremely potent antiseptic herb, Wormwood contains bitter compounds that may help remove intestinal worms and support a healthy liver, kidneys and digestive system. It is also good for stimulating the appetite.


Common Name: Wormwood

Excerpts from Herbal Antibiotics
Though the root is rarely used for medicine, it is extremely powerful, especially for hot, sore infections of the throat and lungs. Some herbalists do not recommend the use of this herb because of its thujone content. Millennia of traditional use support its continued place in the herbal dispensatory.

Wormwood is excellent to expel intestinal worms, stimulate the appetite and liver, and also the uterus. Two of its phytochemicals stimulate digestion and the extract improves liver and gallbladder function in people with liver disease. It is also an effective external antiseptic. Compresses soaked in wormwood tea are recommended for irritations, bruises, and sprains.

A word of warning

  • Avoid using it internally during pregnancy.
  • This is a very potent herb. Use caution when taking it internally.
  • Some people have sensitivities to Wormwood. If you experience any negative symptoms, stop taking immediately.
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