Wormwood: Benefits, uses and Dosage
Properties of wormwood:
Chances are, many readers know that wormwood is the key ingredient in the famous European beverage absinthe. The pharmacological activity of wormwood can be explained by the ability to stimulate gland functions of digestion in the stomach, the separation of bile and pancreatic juice.
Wormwood is also effective against inflammatory processes.
Method of application:
-0.17 to 0.5 oz/5 to 15 grams of wormwood poured with 33.8 fl oz/one liter of water. After 10 minutes, strain and drink 2 cups a day before or after meals.
Tincture of wormwood (Tinctura Absinthii) is obtained so that portions of the dry drug immersed in 5 parts of 70% alcohol, and close it, with frequent shaking, leave for 10 days. After this it is filtered. It takes 15 to 20 drops, the best in the tea of mint, and half an hour before meals or an hour after meals.
The use of wormwood in folk medicine:
It is very wide known that wormwood strengthen the heart and stomach and improve vision.
Note: There are several things about wormwood to remember:
– Wormwood in any form should not take breastfeeding mothers because milk becomes bitter.
– Wormwood should not be taken in the event that there is a possibility of cerebral congestion.
-In the event of irritation of the stomach and internal organs should immediately stop taking the wormwood.