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Tincture of fresh wormwood (Artemesia absinthium) herb 1:2 45%
Artemesia absinthium, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 0.5 - 3ml per day, unless otherwise prescribed. Higher doses within this range should be for short term use only. Do not exceed stated dosage.
Avoid during pregnancy, breastfeeding and with hyperacidity, gastric and duodenal ulcers.
Avoid use in children, in porphoria, epilepsy.
Avoid all use of essential oil of wormwood due to keytone concentration.
Persons with sensitivity to the Compositae plant family should avoid wormwood.
Common name: Wormwood
Part used: Flowering aerial parts
Habitat: Hardy perennial shrub, with aromatic silvery divided leaves. Native to Eurasia and North Africa.
Constituents: Volatile oils (0.1-1%) including monoterpenes, keytones and sesquiterpenes. Sesquiterpene lactones, flavonoids, phenolic acids.
Actions: Aromatic bitter tonic, anthelmintic, emmenagogue, choleretic, stomachic, carminative
Traditional and current uses:
• Loss of appetite
• Irritable bowel, constipation, indigestion, nausea, gatric infections, roundworm
• Jaundice, hepatitis recovery
• Depression especially with associated loss of appetite
• Externally on bruises, sprains and rheumatism
Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational use only, and is not intended as a replacement for the services of a qualified medical herbalist, doctor or licensed health practitioner. The information contained herein is not diagnostic, always consult a medical health professional before embarking on a treatment programme. Urban Fringe Dispensary disclaims any liability, loss, injury or damage incurred as a consequence of the use and application of the advice given herein.
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