(Artemisia vulgaris)

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Hardy perennial which looks like wormwood growing on the waste lands, along the brooks from 0,80 to 1,50 m of which one uses the leaves, roots and flowered tops.

Mugwort facilitate menstruations and stimulates digestion. Useful as vermifuge, in case of intestinal worms.
Also : Childbirth, nervousness, epilepsy, giddinesses, vomiting, chronic diarrhoea, disinfectant and antimalaria.

infusion : 20d of dried plant for 1 liter to drink at will during the day, begin 10 days before menstruation.

1 handful of leaves for 1 liter of water, let infuse during 15 minutes; 4 cups a day.

Wine; 50g of flowered tops macerated during 30 days in 1 liter of wine, filter; take a small glass before the meals.

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Artemisia vulgaris, mugwort, common wormwood, felon herb, chrysanthemum weed, wild wormwood, old Uncle Henry, sailor's tobacco, naughty man, old man