Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) Native to Eastern N. America

Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)

Parts used: aerial portions

Medicinal uses: To stimulate appetite and to treat dyspeptic complaints, including gastritis and gall bladder ailments. A traditional remedy for eliminating worms. Also used topically to treat skin disorders.

Cautions: Take only under professional supervision. Take only in small doses, generally for no more than 4-5 weeks at a time. Do not take during pregnancy (Chevallier 66).   
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plant Guide (Check out all plants growing in Tryon Farm's medicinal garden!)

Feedback and participation welcome! Please send bug reports to web@tryonfarm.org