Wormwood Aerials

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Wormwood, scientifically known as Artemisia absinthium, is an herbaceous plant with a long history of use in traditional medicine and other applications. . . . read more

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Some common uses of wormwood:

  1. Digestive Health: Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) has traditionally been used to support digestive health. It is believed to have bitter properties that can stimulate digestive secretions, including bile production. This bitter action may aid in digestion, improve appetite, and relieve symptoms such as bloating and indigestion.

  2. Vermifuge and Parasite Treatment: Wormwood has been historically used as a vermifuge, which means it may help expel intestinal parasites, particularly roundworms and pinworms. It is often included in herbal formulas or preparations targeting parasites. However, it's important to note that the use of wormwood for parasite treatment should be done under the guidance of a healthcare professional, as dosage and duration of use need to be carefully considered.

  3. Traditional Herbal Bitter: Wormwood is known for its strong bitter taste, which makes it a common ingredient in traditional herbal bitters. Bitters are herbal preparations that are used to stimulate appetite, support digestion, and promote overall digestive health.

  4. Aromatic and Culinary Uses: Wormwood has a distinct and strong aroma due to the presence of volatile oils, including thujone. It has been used in herbal preparations, such as teas and liqueurs, to add a unique flavor profile. However, it's important to note that wormwood contains thujone, which can be toxic in large amounts, and it should be used in moderation and avoided by pregnant women and individuals with certain health conditions.

  5. Medicinal Use in Traditional Systems: Wormwood has been used in traditional medicine systems, such as Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda, for various purposes. It has been used to address conditions such as fever, menstrual irregularities, and as a tonic for general well-being. However, scientific research on the specific therapeutic effects of wormwood is limited.

Place of Origin

Hungary -Trade

Botanical Name

Artemisia absinthium


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

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