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. Wormwood is used for Crohn's disease and a kidney disorder .Wormwood oil is also used for digestive disorders, to increase sexual desire, and to stimulate the imagination.
Some people apply wormwood directly to the skin for osteoarthritis (OA), and healing wounds and insect bites. Wormwood oil is used as a counterirritant to reduce pain. Others use wormwood oil as a fragrance component in soaps, cosmetics, and perfumes. It is also used as an insecticide.
This is for 1 (one) LB. (pound) of dried herb.
Herbs are used for a variety of purposes. As medicines, herbs often do this job for common complaints in many ways. They can be used for making teas, bathing, body care products, flower essences, supplements, and even treated as a fragrance. Each herb possesses unique ways of helping you to stay healthy and support your body, mind, and spirit. This is why it is such a powerful product. Herbs have been used for over 5000 years and have grown in use over time. Certain herbs stabilize hormones and your metabolism and often have fewer side effects than prescriptions.
(Please consult your doctor before using herbal medicine, this does not substitute for medical care.) Wormwood oil contains the chemical thujone, which excites the central nervous system. However, it can also cause seizures and other adverse effects. Other chemicals in wormwood might decrease inflammation (swelling).