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Dried African Wormwood (Wilde Als) - Bulk

Dried African Wormwood (Wilde Als) - Bulk

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Artemisia afra, commonly known as African wormwood or wilde wormwood, is a perennial plant in the daisy family (Asteraceae). It is native to South Africa and is used in traditional medicine for a variety of ailments, including fever, headaches, and gastrointestinal issues. The plant's leaves and branches contain compounds such as thujone and cineole, which have been found to have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also used as a natural remedy for various ailments like cold and flu, fever, and headaches.

Sizes: 500g, 1kg.

This product is certified: Vegan and Food Grade.

INCI: Artemisia afra
  • It is primarily used as a bitter and therefore has the effect of stimulating and invigorating the whole of the digestive process
  • Assists with the treatment of coughs, colds, headaches and a sore throat.
  • Known to combat asthma
  • Helps to treat gout
  • Use where there is indigestion, especially when due to a deficient quantity or quality of gastric juices
  • Use in the treatment of worm infestations, especially roundworm and pinworm
  • It may also be used to help the body deal with fever and infections
  • Due to the general tonic action it will be of benefit in many diverse conditions because it benefits the body in general
  • For loss of appetite, dyspeptic complaints and liver and gallbladder complaints
  • For animals/pets it assists with the treatment of: worms, digestive problems, arthritis, rheumatism, toxic buildup, jaundice, constipation, tumors, water retention, obesity, paralysis, parasites, mange, lice, fleas, flies, loss of hair, ear inflammation, conjunctivitis.
  • 100% Natural
  • Food Grade
  • Vegan Friendly
  • Bitter
  • Carminative
  • Antimicrobial
  • Anthelmintic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic
  • Antidepressant
  • Analgesic
  • Acts as a tonic

Herbal Tea (Infusion): Place 1-2 tsp in a cup of boiling water. Leave to steep for 10-15 min. Strain and drink hot or cold 2 times a day.

Steam inhalation: Place 1-2 tsp in water and bring to boil. Take off heat and inhale the steam.

Volatile oil: sesquiterpene lactones, acetylenes, flavonoids, phenolic acids, lignans

  • It is pungently aromatic and potentially dangerous if taken in high doses. In high doses it may cause intoxication with vomiting, severe diarrhea, retention of urine, stupor and convulsions
  • Habitual use of wormwood could cause convulsions, fits, stomach cramps, intoxication, vomiting, delirium and vertigo
  • Do not use over prolonged period and do not use during pregnancy.
  • Avoid if suffering from any seizure disorder
  • Continuous use is not advisable
  • It has an addictive nature
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