This perennial herb grows up to 1.5 meters (5 feet) and has a whitish stem, silvery-green, divided leaves, covered with silky, fine hairs, and pale yellow flowers.It was used as an aromatic-bitter for anorexia, as a digestive tonic, to promote menstruation and to reduce fever and expel worms.
ARTIMISIA was traditionally used to treat worm infestations, although there is no clinical data supporting this use. Anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and chemotherapeutic activity is documented in nonhuman studies. Information regarding the plant\\'s use in Crohn disease is limited. Wormwood is also used as a flavoring agent.
ARTEMISIA OIL is a toxin, neurotoxin and an abortifacient
ARTEMISIA OILl should not be used in aromatherapy since it contains an extremely high amount of thujone which is a convulsant and neurotoxin.