Wormwood https://greenelly.com/ is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family. Grows in Europe, Asia, naturalized in North America.
Wormwood contains essential oils, bitter substances, flavonoids, and tannins. This determines its medicinal properties.
The plant has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and immunostimulating effects.
Wormwood helps with colds, digestive disorders, and helminthiasis. Has antitumor activity.
It is used in folk medicine as a choleretic, anthelmintic, and wound-healing agent.
However, wormwood should not be taken in large doses and for a long time. It is toxic and has many contraindications and side effects.
Before use, be sure to consult your doctor regarding individual tolerance and dosage.