Wormwood - Artemisia absinthium. Has been used for centuries for medicinal purposes to reduce pain and swelling and to treat digestion problems, intestinal worms, and skin infections.
Artemisinin, a compound found in wormwood, is thought to have potent anti-inflammatory effects. Historically, wormwood has been used to treat pain from labor, premenstrual pain, and joint and muscle pain. Much of the research regarding wormwood’s anti-inflammatory effects has been centered on its use in people with osteoarthritis (“wear-and-tear arthritis”) and rheumatoid arthritis.
Wormwood has also been shown to have potent antibacterial and antifungal activity.
Wormwood has long been used to treat indigestion, flatulence, gastritis, and symptoms of gallbladder disease. It is thought that terpenes in wormwood stimulate saliva, stomach mucus, and intestinal secretions that can help ease digestive symptoms.
If you are currently taking any medication or are pregnant or undergoing any treatment, we strongly recommend you consult your medical advisor before taking tinctures.
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