Used in herbal medicine, notably to treat malaria and to relieve all disorders linked to the menstrual cycle, they give an infusion with fortifying power, digestive, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antifungal and antibacterial properties.

Mugwort is often recommended in the treatment of digestive disorders, joint and muscle pain, anorexia, spasms, insomnia as well as for the expulsion of intestinal worms. This plant also has antibacterial, tonic and diuretic effects.

Here is a list of symptoms and conditions for which it is traditionally used:

  • Digestive system disturbances: lack of appetite, flatulence, bloating, hepatobiliary dyskinesia, gastrointestinal cramps and spasms, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea.
  • Antiseptic and antiparasitic action: used in many traditional medicines against helminthiasis (disease caused by the presence of parasites, helminths, in too large numbers in the body), malaria (artemisinin, one of the active ingredients present in mugwort, is used in the composition of antimalarial treatments) or various infections (internal, external, infected wounds, etc.).
  • Female disorders: against dysmenorrhea (absence of periods) and amenorrhea (painful periods). Also used in cases of hot flashes, particularly with the arrival of menopause in women.
  • Nervous system disorders: irritability, nervous tension, insomnia, anxiety and agitation.
  • For its tonic action: to resist attacks on the body, particularly in winter (sore throats, coughs, colds, respiratory system disorders, etc.).
  • For its anti-inflammatory action: thanks to the phytosterols it contains, mugwort is an ally against inflammatory and joint diseases such as rheumatism or gout.
  • Artemisia annua is also an antiparasitic plant (Malaria) - Contains artemisinin.

50g | 30 infusions

The indications given are not therapeutic but informative. They are based on the traditional uses of plants in herbalism. They are in no way equivalent to a medical prescription and cannot replace a prescription. To confirm the uses of this product, please seek advice from a healthcare professional.

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