A Respiratory Restorer
African Wormwood is commonly used to improve lung health and support lung function. It helps to clear the respiratory and bronchial passage and is used to relieve symptoms of the common cold, coughs, sore throats, influenza, asthma, whooping cough and croup.
A Digestive Supporter
African Wormwood aids digestion and is used in the treatment of many digestive complaints including indigestion, colic, constipation, flatulence (gas), gastritis, heartburn, stomach pains, intestinal cramps and to get rid of intestinal worms.
A Pain Reliever
This powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and narcotic analgesic plant is used to treat pain and various inflammatory diseases such as rheumatism, gout, bladder and kidney ailments, pain, fever and diabetes, as well as stress-related and neurological conditions.
A Peacefulness Creator
African Wormwood’s sedative and CNS-acting activities help to alleviate, stress, tension, anxiety and depression.
A Protector from Malaria
African Wormwood has been traditionally used to prevent and treat malaria in the southern parts of Africa, possibly due to anti-plasmodial activity.
A Women’s Supporter
It is used to treat dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea and menstrual cramps.
An Immune Modulator
African wormwood modulates the immune system and supports it with its antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal actions.
Properties and Actions
Anodyne / Analgesics, Anthelmintics, Antibacterial, Anticatarrhal (Mucous Membranes), Antidepressant, Antidiabetic, Anti-fungal, Antihistamine, Anti-HIV, Anti-inflammatory, Antimalarial, Antimicrobial, Anti-nematodal, Antioxidant, Antipyretic (fever), Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Anxiolytic (reduce anxiety), Bitter, Cardiotonic (heart health), Carminative, Cytotoxic (anti-cancerous), Emetic (promotes vomiting), Febrifuge (reduce fever), Hypotensive (lower blood pressure), Immunomodulator, Mood elevator, Nervine, Sedative
Respiratory, Digestive, Nervous, Immune, Urinary, Circulatory, Cardiovascular, Reproductive
Acute Cases: 20-30 drops 3 x per day
Dilute in a small amount of water. Shake before use. Store in a cool, dark place. Not for long-term use.
Do not take when pregnant. Consult with your medical healthcare practitioner before taking any herbs while on medication.
Artemisia Afra (African Wormwood), Natural Sugarcane Alcohol, Water
*This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicine Control Council. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.