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Wormwood Essential Oil Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Wormwood Essential Oil
Glycemic Index / Load
Wormwood Essential Oil

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Wormwood Essential Oil Cures


Action of Wormwood Essential Oil

Nutrients in Wormwood Essential Oil

Nature of
Wormwood Essential Oil


Parts Used

Leaves, Twigs, Flowers

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Wormwood Essential Oil

Long time use may cause permanent brain and nervous damage.
Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding.
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Wormwood Essential Oil is extracted from leaves, twigs and flowers of the plant.
It is made by steam distillation.
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Materia Medica for Wormwood Essential Oil

Wormwood Essential Oil General

Wormwood Essential Oil is processed from Wormwood leaves, twigs and flowers.
The Cholagogue property increases the discharge of bile in the Digestive system. It provides relief from Acid reflux by neutralizing the acids in the stomach. It regulates the secretion of gastric juices and bile in the stomach. It keeps a good care of the Liver.
It stimulates and regularize Menstruation and balances the Hormonal function.
It also reduces the body temperature by inhibiting the growth of harmful virus and bacteria, which give rise to Fever.
The Narcotic action calms down the nervous system. It cures Hysteria, Convulsions, Stress, Epilepsy, and Insomnia.
It helps to expel Intestinal Worms especially in the case of children.
It has a direct effect on the Endocrine system, thus, promotes proper secretion of hormones and enzymes. It regulates secretion, digestion, excretion, brain and nervous system functions.
Other uses include as a Deodorant, Insect Repellent, and Insecticide.
Caution: It is a rich source of Thujone which is a Neurotoxin. It should be handled with extreme care and in small portions with a very high degree of dilution.
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