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Nature's Temple / Wormwood


(Artemisia absinthium)

Parts Used:  Leaves or flowering tops

Active Constituents:

  • Volatil oil, mainly composed of thujone and then other compounds including Chamazulen.  Other constituents including bitter principle (absinthum), carotene, Vitamin C and tannins.

Main Actions:

  • Bitter Tonic
  • Carminative
  • Athelmintic (Removes worms)
  • Anti-Inflammatory

Major Safety Issues:

  • Should be avoided during pregnancy and in cases of haemorrhoids, peptic ulcers and acute gastroenteritis.
  • Toxic in overdose and in long term application.