Simple Herbal Extracts | Wormwood



Botanical Name

Artemisia absinthium

Part Used

aerial parts


Pregnancy; not for long term use; do not exceed recommended dose*

Traditional Information*

An intensely bitter tasting herb that was used since ancient times to stimulate digestion, absorption and elimination. Wormwood increases bile secretion, pancreatic and small intestine enzyme production and hydrochloric acid secretion. It is used for dysbiosis, dyspepsia, non-obstructive jaundice, anorexia and liver stagnation.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.