Sweet Annie (Chinese Wormwood)

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Sweet Annie, scientifically known as Artemisia annua, is an herbaceous plant native to Asia. The primary use of Sweet Annie is associated with its active compound, artemisinin, which has potent antimalarial properties. . . . read more

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Some common uses of Sweet Annie (Chinese Wormwood) :

  1. Malaria Treatment: The main use of Sweet Annie is in the treatment of malaria. Artemisinin, extracted from the leaves of Sweet Annie, is an effective antimalarial compound. It is used in combination with other antimalarial drugs in artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) to treat uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum, a parasite species responsible for the most severe form of malaria.

  2. Antiparasitic Properties: Sweet Annie and its active compound artemisinin have demonstrated activity against other parasites besides the malaria parasite. Research suggests that artemisinin may be effective against other protozoa and helminths (parasitic worms). However, further studies are needed to determine the full extent of its antiparasitic effects.

  3. Anticancer Potential: Sweet Annie and its components, including artemisinin, have shown promising anticancer properties in preclinical studies. Artemisinin derivatives have been studied for their potential to inhibit the growth of various cancer cells, induce cell death (apoptosis), and inhibit angiogenesis (formation of new blood vessels to support tumor growth). However, more research is needed to understand their efficacy and safety in human cancer treatment.

  4. Anti-inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Effects: Sweet Annie, also known as Artemisia annua which is its botanical name, has been used in traditional medicine for its potential anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects. Some studies suggest that extracts from Sweet Annie may have anti-inflammatory properties and may modulate the immune system. However, more research is needed to determine the mechanisms and potential therapeutic applications of these effects.

Place of Origin

China - Trade

Botanical Name

Artemisia annua


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100% Sweet Annie.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

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