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What does sweet wormwood do?

Wormwood is used for various digestion problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, gall bladder disease, and intestinal spasms. Wormwood is also used to treat fever, liver disease, depression, muscle pain, memory loss and worm infections; to increase sexual desire; as a tonic; and to stimulate sweating.

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Beside this, is sweet wormwood the same as wormwood?

Artemisia annua, also known as sweet wormwood, sweet annie, sweet sagewort, annual mugwort or annual wormwood (Chinese: ???; pinyin: huánghuāhāo), is a common type of wormwood native to temperate Asia, but naturalized in many countries including scattered parts of North America.

One may also ask, how often should you take wormwood? Dosage. In the study noted above, wormwood was taken at a dose of 500 mg three times daily. A typical traditional dose of wormwood is 3 cups daily of a tea made by steeping 2.5 to 5 grams of wormwood in hot water. Wormwood essential oil should not be used.

Considering this, is Wormwood toxic to humans?

Wormwood is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in the amounts commonly found in food and beverages including bitters and vermouth, as long as these products are thujone-free. Wormwood that contains thujone is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when it is taken by mouth. Not enough is known to rate the safety of using wormwood topically.

What does wormwood taste like?

You taste the floral aromatics first and then linger with a bitter aftertaste. Not Wormwood though. Overwhelmed by a bitter flavor that lasts. Raw Wormwood is bitter with a bitter aftertaste.

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