WORMWOOD (Artemisia absinthium) aka - Pasture Sagewort
Wormwood has been used for centuries as an anthelmintic (parasiticides) internally and as a hemostatic, externally. It was used medicinally for colds, sore eyes, as a hair tonic, and on swelling wounds. It can counteract fevers, regulate the liver and treat anemia and arthritis. This herb is helpful for stopping internal bleeding and is useful as an antidote for many poisonous mushrooms. Wormwood acts as a local anesthetic and is a good liniment when applied to relieve pains of rheumatism, neuralgia, arthritis, sprains, bruises, lower back pain and local inflammation. It is an invigorating, aromatic herb that has anti-septic qualities and is capable of expelling worms. For intestinal parasites combine Wormwood, Black Walnut, and Clove. Take one each of Wormwood, Black Walnut and Clove two times daily for a week. Then take a week off, and then repeat the dosages for one final week.
PLEASE NOTE: Wormwood should only be used in small quantities and for only short periods of time.
Please note Wormwood is a member of the Ragweed Family
- Primary Uses: Here are just a few of maladies that Wormwood can provide relief for: Constipation • Constipation • Digestive Issues • Fevers/Jaundice • Inflammation (G.I. tract) • Liver Problems • Menstrual Cramps • Stomach Problems • Worm Infestation