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We offer this herb in 1.5 oz only at this time (this is by weight) and we package it in a reusable muslin bag, so if you are infusing the herbs, you can use the bag as a strainer when done.
Wormwood - Artemisia Absinthium
Orgin - United States
Also known as Common Wormwood
Parts - Leaf and flowering tops
Key Constituents - Sesquiterpene actones; absinthin and artabsin, phenolic acids, tannins
Uses - Used in mild tea, in Juice, Infusions, Tinctures, Elixir
Taste - Bitter
Energy - Cooling, Warming, Dry
Safety - Do not use in large quantities, persons with allergies or sensitivities to the Asteraceae family should take precaution. If you have gallstones or other biliary disorders, including stomach hyperacidity, seek medical advice before using.
Wormwood is the chief ingredient in absinthe liqueur. This extremely bitter herb is used to invigorate and stimulate the digestion as well as mood. If you want to avoid the extreme bitter flavor, consume by making a weak tea. Also can be steeped and used to spray and discourage slugs, aphids and weevils.
We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.