Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Santonica (Sea Wormwood)
Botanical Name   Artemisia chamaemelifolia, Artemisia maritima
System Affected   worms
Properties   worms (safe for children)
Description   greenish-yellow flowers
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Notes   also called: Levant Wormseed
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    Sweet Annie(Qing Hao, Sweet Wormwood
Botanical Name   Artemisia annua
System Affected   intestinal parasites
Properties   intestinal amoebas anti-malaria
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Origin   China
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Toxicity   use cautiously, exact dose uncertain
Dosage   Tea: 2-5 tsp per cup water

    Wormwood, African
Botanical Name   Artemisia afra
System Affected   fever, malaria, chest, gout, constipation, skin
Properties   fevers malaria bronchial diseases, coughs, colds, dyspepsia stomachache, gout, constipation Externally: clear up skin infections
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Origin   southern and eastern Africa
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    Wormwood, Chinese
Botanical Name   Artemisia apiacea
System Affected   fever, malaria, antibiotic, bleeding
Properties   fevers, malaria, cooling effect clears toxins from system antibiotic, stops bleeding (especially nose bleeds)
Description   feathery foliage up to 5 feet high
Origin   China
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    Wormwood, Fringed
Botanical Name   Artemisia frigida
System Affected   indigestion
Properties   used as fumigant to combat illness indigestion (chew leaves)
Description   silver tufted mounds
Origin   North america Prairie
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    Wormwood, Roman
Botanical Name   Artemisia pontica
System Affected   stomach
Properties   stomachache
Description   tufted low growing, silver fern-like leaf
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    Wormwood, Silver King
Botanical Name   Artemisia ludoviciana silver king
System Affected   diarrhea, headache, stomache, menstrual
Properties   diarrhea headache, stomachache menstrual problems
Description   white ghost-like flower, silver foliage
Origin   North America
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    Wormwood
Botanical Name   Artemisia absinthium
System Affected   nerves, digestion, worms
Properties   nerves stimulates apetite, improves digestion remedy for worms
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Toxicity   Avoid during Pregnancy
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