Wormwood Herb Organic
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium (L.)
Why Wormwood? Wormwood’s bitter properties are often used to support a healthy functioning liver in healthy adults. It’s no wonder this herb is referred to by some as “green ginger”. While wormwood has a low therapeutic margin and is very strong (see cautions below), wormwood is a soothing and can calm normal, everyday inflammation in the body.
Quality Assured: Our organic wormwood is grown in the Bulgaria. This herb is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and grown without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Our experts here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally evaluate every herb through taste, touch, and smell to assure that you are receiving the best botanicals suitable for use.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) cautions: Keep out of reach of children. Consult a practitioner prior to use. Herbs should always be used with care. Not to be used during pregnancy or nursing. Not recommended for infants or toddlers, or for extended periods of time.
If using this herb, we recommend seeking the guidance of a registered herbalist and/or your trusted holistic health physician.
How to Use
Benefits: Wormwood supports the body’s natural liver functions. It has a soothing effect, and is often used to soothe normal, everyday aches and pains and calm inflammation caused during daily life.
Cautions and Contraindications:
Chopped pumpkin Cucurbita pepo seeds: 2 to 4 tablespoons
Honey: 2 tablespoons
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium infusion: 1 tablespoon
Water: 1 cup
Mix all the ingredients and simmer together until half of the original quantity remains. Add honey to the strained mixture. Use one teaspoon, three to six times a day.
Want to learn more about wormwood? Click here for The International Herb Association's book on wormwood, featuring ACHS President Dorene Petersen!