• A bitter herb known for being an ingredient in absinthe.
  • While it isn’t hallucinogenic, its plant compound thujone can be toxic and even fatal in large amounts.
  • All the same, wormwood may offer numerous benefits when taken in moderation. These include fighting inflammation and parasitic infections, as well as relieving pain.
Suggested Use: Wormwood stems, leaves, and flowers are usually dried for brewing into a tea. Plus, the herb can sometimes be found in supplement form and herbal blends.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in a sealed container.

Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. People who have epilepsy or are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking certain medications should avoid wormwood.

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Source: Lisa Wartenberg, MFA, RD, LD. Medically reviewed by Katherine Marengo LDN, R.D.(January 16, 2020). What is Wormwood, and How Is It Used?

Disclaimer: The statements and products referred to throughout this site have not been evaluated by Health Canada and are for educational purposes only. This information  is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results may vary. If you have a medical condition or are pregnant please consult your primary health care provider before use. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

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