COMMON WORMWOOD
(Artemisia absinthium)

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Plant growing on rocky grounds 0,40 m in height of which one uses the leaves and flowered tops.

Common wormwood is one of the bitterest herb known, commonly used to support appetite and digestion.
Also : Intestinal gases, hepatic pain, gastritis, pains and fevers, influenza, parasitosis, worms, tapeworm.
Also known as insect repellant.



Infusion : A spoonful for one liter boiling water let infuse 10 minutes; 3 cups a day before or after each meal.

Decoction : One handful per liter of water, boil 5 minutes; in external use to wash wounds and ulcers.

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Artemisia absinthium, absinthium, absinthe wormwood, wormwood, common wormwood, green ginger, grand wormwood