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Wormwood / Artemisia absinthium


Family:

Compositae/Asteraceae

Genus:

Artemisia

Species:

absinthium

Folk / Common Names:

Absinthe, Crown for a king, Old Woman

Actions:

Abortifacient, anthelmintic, bitter stomachic, carminative, cholagogue, emmenagogue, tonic, vermifuge.

Part(s) Used:

Arial parts

Constituents:

Uses:

Used to kill and clear parasites from the body . In small amounts it can be used to stimulate the digestion and assist with bile production. It can be used to stimulate menstruation and has been used to for terminating unwanted pregnancy.

Majikal Uses:

It helps develop psychic powers, helps to protect against negative enemies and bewitchment.Hung from the rear view mirror helps protect from accidents. Used in smudge sticks to clear the home of negative energies and energetic parasites.

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