Archive for June 28th, 2011

Wormwood (Artemisia Absinthus)

health benefits of wormwoodWormwood (Artemisia Absinthus) is an old herbal remedy known since the times of ancient civilizations. In some folk medicines it is know as ‘green gigner‘, valued the most for it very powerful vermifuge properties. This shrub-like plant originates from the Mediterranean region and has been used for centuries not only in herbal medicine but also in culinary for adding taste to liquors and alcoholic beverages. In addition, the extracts like wormwood essential oil are widely used in modern natural cosmetics industry, as an ingredient for special skin and hair care products. (more…)