wormwood herb by Constantin Simion
Wormwood is a perennial herb, robust, 0.5-1.2 m tall, white-gray hairs because although silky, with lance-shaped leaves.
Wormwood flowers are yellow, globular, arranged in a cluster at the tip of stems.
It is used aerial part, stem tops and branches 30-40 cm.
It grows on infertile land, rock, resist drought, are growing in sunny places in the plains and hilly in places cultivated along irrigation canals, roadsides.
For wormwood essential oil is harvested in early flowering and medicinal uses for the plant is good when blooming.
Wormwood is a bitter tonic, disinfectant and anti-inflammatory, digestive, prevent vomiting.
It acts against intestinal worms, is diuretic, slightly laxative, promotes menstruation.
It is especially recommended for hypo gastritis, anorexia (including anemia, convalescence), digestive atony.
It is also used in digestive disorders constipation, digestive for colic, flatulence (air swallowing), vomiting, kidney edema, gout, water reservoirs, menstruation with pain.
Wormwood is given as an infusion (half a teaspoon per cup) of that drink half a cup before meals, or tincture (20 g herb macerated for 7-10 days in 100 ml of alcohol) 15-20 drops before meals <a href=“http://www.farmacianaturala.com/pelinul/pelinul.html” rel=“nofollow”>… read more …</a>