Primarily used as a bitter tonic to stimulate and invigorate the whole digestive process, for various problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, gallbladder disease, and intestinal spasms. As the name implies, wormwood is also used as as a dietary aid to rid the body of worm infestations, especially roundworm and pin worm. It is also used to assist with fever, liver disease; and as an aphrodisiac and tonic. Wormwood is more famously known for its use in aperitif's such as Absinthe and Vermouth.
*Avoid if pregnant
Contents: Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)
Preparation: 1 -2 tsp/cup, steep 10 minutes.
Take 1-2 times daily.
Other Names: Artemisia absinthium, grand wormwood, absinthe,
Grown in: Bulgaria
Organic Status: Australian certified before repackaging
Plant Parts: Leaves and stems
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
Avoid during pregnancy. Do not use long-term (more than 4 weeks).
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