Uses: Wormwood has traditionally been used to treat digestive
problems, including nausea.
It is believed to improve
the appetite, heal stomach ulcers, aid with tuberculosis, improve
kidney functions, cool fevers, and allay headaches.
It gets its name from
the use of the tea in ridding the body of parasites such as round
worms and tape worms.
Native Americans from
Canada to Mexico used Artemesia to treat colds and bronchial maladies.
Compresses can be effective
for treating bruises and insect bites.