Wormwood – Artemesia


Country of Origin: India, Organic
Botanical Name: Artemisia annua
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowering Tops
Note: Sweet and Complex, with Faucets of Anise and Licorice




Man Found Standing Writes:

Wormwood, Organic: India (Artemisia annua)

Wormwood is also known as Artemesia, Sweet Annie, or Sweet Wormwood. It was first cultivated in China but the plant now has been naturalized throughout the world. Artemesia has a highly camphor-like fragrance and is used as a flavoring in the food and drink industry. In the United States, the plant is mostly sold on a very limited scale as a dried herb for the floral or craft trade.

With all the wonderful properties Artemesia contains, this essential oil has not gained the notoriety it deserves in the Alternative Health Industry: maybe due to a higher cost of this essential oil. Traditionally, Artemesia herb has been used as a medicine with written referenced dating back over two thousand years. Both the herb and the essential oil are considered quite safe under normal to more extreme usage.

When using this oil for detoxifying or killing parasites you may experience rapid results. Often, this will lead to a healing reaction as the body is eliminates toxins. It is highly suggested that anyone using this oil, start with a small amount in conjunction with immune building and detoxifying herbs or essential oils. (For the immune system, use the Defense supplement or Frankincense essential oil. For detoxifying put one drop of Lemon oil in water and drink five or more times a day.)

Primary Usages: Respiratory System (decongestant, mucolytic, treating catarrh, infections), general health tonic, highly effective against parasites, anti-malaria and good to treat other protozoal infections. New research has shown impressive results when using this oil to treat cancer and even more effective results against leukemia.

Secondary Usages: Treating fevers, digestive system (discomforts, loss of appetite, moderate stomach distress), headaches, liver support (aids in the secretion of bile, beneficial for jaundice), as a general antibiotic.

Has Been Reported: Good source of antioxidants, aids with uterine issues and an overall womb tonic, menstrual problems, inflammation, skin diseases, epilepsy, dizziness, headache, analgesic (joint pain),nosebleeds, promotes tissue healing, and acts as an insect repellant.

Descriptor: Anti Parasitic, Decongestant, Antispasmodic, Anti-Microbial

Application: Lungs: rub on the chest and back. Tonic: a few drops on the bottom of each foot. To treat digestive complaints, parasites, or cancers put a few drops in water and drink. If you are taking more than 15 drops in water a day, you will also want to be taking a high quality probiotic.

Caution: Avoid use during pregnancy since the oil is highly anti-parasitic and also a womb tonic.

Influences: Uplifting and Awakening

Medicine Wheel: Primary North and Secondary East. Strengthens the Lung Qi.

Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Rosemary, Sage


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