Wormwood Herb

Wormwood Herb

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Wormwood is an extremely bitter remedy--next to rue the bitterest herb known, but it is a valuable stimulative tonic to the digestive system traditionally stimulates appetite, promotes digestion, corrects stomach disorders. It is especially useful for atonic and debilitated conditions. It is an excellent nervine tonic, and it will expel flatus from the gastrointestinal tract.The leaves possess antiseptic properties and are very resistive to putrefaction, and counteract the effects of poisonous plants such as hemlock, toadstool, etc. The leaves and flowers expel lumbricoid worms, and they are excellent for correcting and toning the liver and clearing a bilious condition in the body. The oil is valuable for external use as a very stimulating liniment.

A woody rootstock that produces many bushy stems 2-4 feet high. It bears alternate, bi-to tri-pinnate leaves with long, obtuse leaves. The numerous tiny, yellow-green, rayless flower heads grow in leafy panicles. Found in rocky hillsides and wastelands.

It is a anthelmintic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogue, febrifuge, stimulant, and stomachic. The leaf tea is used historically for indigestion, gastric pain, lack of appetite, heartburn, gas, to stimulate the liver and gallbladder, and improve circulation. The powdered flowering tops are used to expel intestinal worms. Steep 2 teaspoons of the leaves or tops in 1 cup water for 5 minutes Take 1/2 cup a day, a teaspoonful at a time. Used externally, as a fomentation, for sprains, bruises etc. Use wormwood oil with medical assistance, it can cause poisoning with excessive use.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 10 January, 2007.

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